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New Life in Christ -- Easter season welcomes new Catholics into the faith
Confirmed in Christ -- Following his Baptism, Tom Cunningham receives the Sacrament of Confirmation during the Easter Vigil in Sacred Heart Church, Mount Holly. Photo courtesy of Sacred Heart Parish
Confirmed in Christ -- Following his Baptism, Tom Cunningham receives the Sacrament of Confirmation during the Easter Vigil in Sacred Heart Church, Mount Holly. Photo courtesy of Sacred Heart Parish
In parishes around the Diocese of Trenton, more than 600 women and men entered into full communion with the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil celebrated March 26. About 195 elect were baptized, confirmed and received first Eucharist. the remaining 400 candidates, who were already baptized, were confirmed and received first Eucharist at the Vigil. 

Over the next few weeks of this Easter Season, The Monitor's facebook page will highlight a few stories of the newly baptized, focusing on how they came to respond to God's invitation in their lives. Here we read about Tom Cunningham of Sacred Heart Parish, Mount Holly.
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Friday, April 15, 2016

New Life in Christ Jesus -- Easter season welcomes new Catholics into the faith -- Blessed Mother was source of inspiration for Kindnerski

If there’s one thing Nicole Kindnerski could have changed about particiatng in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, she wishes that she had joined the process sooner. “I wanted to invite God into my life,” she said.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
New Life in Christ Jesus! Easter season welcomes new Catholics into the faith
In parishes around the Diocese of Trenton, more than 600 women and men entered into full communion with the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil celebrated March 26. About 195 elect were baptized, confirmed and received first Eucharist. The remaining 400 candidates who were already baptized, were confirmed and received first Eucharist at the Vigil. 

Over the next few weeks of this Easter Season, The Monitor's facebook page will highlight a few stories of the newly baptized, focusing on how they came to respond to God's invitation in their lives. Here we read about Michael Grom of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Freehold.
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Friday, April 15, 2016
New Life in Christ Jesus -- Easter season welcomes new Catholics into the faith
In parishes around the Diocese of Trenton, more than 600 women and men entered into full communion with the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil celebrated March 26. About 195 elect were baptized, confirmed and received first Eucharist. The remaining 400 candidates who were already baptized, were confirmed and received first Eucharist at the Vigil. 

Over the next few weeks of this Easter Season, The Monitor's facebook page will highlight a few stories of the newly baptized, focusing on how they came to respond to God's invitation in their lives. Here we read about Laciana Tinsley of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Burlington. 
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Friday, April 15, 2016
At Last!--After long journeys, East Vigil unites elect, candidates and their families in faith
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On Easter Morn
A group of faithful from St. Veronica Parish, Howell, celebrated Easter Sunday morning with a prayer service on a beach and gazebo area in Spring Lake. More ...
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Reconcile with God, resurrect hope in others, pope urges at Easter
VATICAN CITY  -- Easter is a feast of hope, a celebration of God's mercy and a call to pray for and assist all who suffer, Pope Francis said before giving his solemn blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world). More ...
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Parishes announce Holy Week and Easter schedule
The following parishes have provided their Holy Week and Easter schedules for publication.  The listing is grouped by county. More ...
Saturday, March 26, 2016
'He died for us' - The Cross of Christ is an enduring symbol of salvation
On Good Friday, Christians throughout the world fix their gaze on the Cross of Christ and strive to understand the sacrifice that he endured in order to bring about our salvation and promise of eternal life. More ...
Saturday, March 26, 2016
'Do This In Memory of Me'-- Mass of the Lord's Supper celebrates core of Catholic faith
Before the faithful who gathered in St. Martha Church, Point Pleasant, March 24, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., in his homily, spoke with conviction on how the Mass of the Lord’s Supper expresses the “unambiguous and non-negotiable core of our Catholic faith, intrinsically and integrally sown together as the one fabric of our Christian lives: one divine cloth that can never be torn or ripped apart because this is what the Church is and why the Church was established and what the Church does.” More ...
Friday, March 25, 2016
Bishop presides over first Diocese-wide Tenebrae service
As the Paschal Moon came to fullness on the Wednesday night of Holy Week, Bishop David O'Connell, C.M., presided at a Tenebrae Service for the Year of Mercy hosted by St. Catharine Parish, Spring Lake, and sponsored by the diocesan Office of Worship. More ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
An Easter message from Bishop O'Connell
For all of us who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, Easter is the heart of our faith — its life, its breath, its hope, its everything. There is no more significant human expression than faith in Jesus’ resurrection. More ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Building bonds between communities along the Way of the Cross
“Onward Christian Soldiers” would have been an appropriate theme for parishioners from St. Dorothea, Eatontown, who joined with members of neighboring St. James Episcopal Church for an “Outdoor Way of the Cross” on Palm Sunday, March 20. More ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Belmar parish presents Living Last Supper to begin Holy Week

A group of talented parishioners from St. Rose Parish, Belmar, along with several experienced actors, worked together to bring the Last Supper to life on March 18-19.

 
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
'Hosanna, To The Son of David' -- Bishop ushers in Holy Week with faithful of Visitation Parish, Brick
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., made a pastoral visit to Visitation Parish, Brick, March 20 where he celebrated Mass to mark Palm Sunday, also known as the celebration of the Lord’s Passion. The day also marked the start of Holy Week. More ...
Monday, March 21, 2016
Planning for Penance -- Parishes come together to help faithful prepare for Easter

A fundamental step in the journey to Easter is seeking God’s grace and forgiveness through the Sacrament of Penance.  With more parishioners seeking Confession during Lent and Holy Week, some parishes have managed best by pooling their efforts and their priests in order to provide joint Penance Services over a series of days in multiple locations.

 

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Come be part of the greatest love story ever told this Holy Week
To think of Holy Week is to think of a beautiful mosaic of liturgical art, with each piece giving shape to the greatest love story ever told – the Passion, Death and Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ. It’s a story that’s best understood when one experiences it in its entirety and splendor. More ...
Friday, March 11, 2016
Parish to hold musical concert
Sacred Heart Parish, Riverton, will hold a concert, The Passion, Death and Glory of Jesus Christ, March 13 at 7 p.m. at 103 Fourth Street.  Suite Inspirations, a professional group of musicians, will present an awe inspiring musical journey through the final days of Jesus’ earthly life. More ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Pope's Via Crucis meditations will look at crosses humanity bears today
VATICAN CITY -- By reflecting on the Passion of Christ, the author of the Way of the Cross meditations for Pope Francis' Good Friday service said he will focus on the suffering unfolding in the world today and how "the martyrs of the 21st century are undoubtedly the apostles of today." More ...
Monday, February 29, 2016



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