Julian Wszolek, a 92-year-old parishioner of St. Hedwig, Trenton, serves as a sacristan. Joe Moore photo
In 1996, when Franciscan Sister Robert Marie Green retired as principal of Corpus Christi School, Willingboro, after 36 years in education, she was determined to try something new. More ... Thursday, December 1, 2016
When it comes to education, Sister of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Pa., Christine Joseph Iacobacci is widely recognized and respected for her gifts, not only in teaching reading, but creating programs that help students master the vital skill.
Relationships… it all comes down to fostering relationships with our God, with our faith community, with one another. Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, has long served as a bridge and relationship builder among cultures and ethnicities throughout the Americas and the world, and as intercessor between God and God’s people.
Thanks to a long-ago recommendation from a Trenton shepherd, Walter Leo Sikorski has kept abreast of faith-based local, diocesan, state, national and international news through the pages of The Monitor for more than 50 years. More ... Thursday, December 1, 2016
CINCINNATI -- In what came to be her final interview, actress Florence Henderson told St. Anthony Messenger magazine that throughout her life, through good times and bad, her Catholic faith was her foundation. More ... Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On the Feast Day of St. Leo the Great on Nov. 10, Father Walter Quiceno stood before the dozens gathered for a Young Adult Mass in St. Rose Church, Belmar, encouraging all to follow the example of the saint who made it his mission to persuade nonbelievers of the humanity and divinity of Jesus and to be brave in the face of adversity. More ... Friday, November 25, 2016
NEW YORK -- Yet another action figure leaps off the toy store shelves and onto the big screen in "Max Steel" (Open Road), the coming-of-age chronicle of a Mattel-made superhero. More ... Friday, October 21, 2016
The altar linens are laundered and ready for the next celebration of the Mass. Handcrafted rosaries find their way to a nook beside the statue of the Blessed Mother, and the Rosary prayers are lifted heavenward on a daily basis. Baked goods sales greet parishioners following Mass, and prayer shawls are presented to the sick and suffering.