Susan Zuber, right, takes a photo with Karen Patrick-Mackolin the day after Susan underwent a kidney transplant at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Karen donated one. The two have been friends since childhood after their fathers attended college together. Photo courtesy of Susan Zuber
“Place your trust in God. If he brings you to it, he’ll bring you through it.”
That phrase, or some variation thereof, has undoubtedly been invoked by many faithful in times of trial and tribulation.
For Susan Zuber, 61, that sentiment – along with her steadfast faith – helped her weather five years of dialysis treatment before finally receiving a kidney transplant in August.
Parish, regional and diocesan Catholic schools across Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties look forward to presenting the benefits of their schools to the families of prospective Pre-K through12 students this fall. More ... Monday, October 15, 2018
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy -- Rocks, mineral debris and even dust from space are kept in special collections, museums and laboratories all over the world, and the Vatican Observatory took the first small step to help curators make a giant leap in coordinating their efforts globally. More ... Sunday, September 16, 2018
Kevin Callahan describes using social media this way: “It’s like Paul visiting Corinth, without strapping on the sandals.”
Callahan, minister of evangelization and marketing in St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford, sees social media as a tool for communication, growth and community building, sharing the story of both parish and school and the Good News of the Gospel in the process.
Caritas Chamber Chorale, an a cappella ensemble, is holding scheduled auditions this August. All voice parts are welcome; however, tenors are particularly encouraged to come forward. More ... Thursday, July 26, 2018
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Katherine Babcock was in college studying toward an arts degree when she found out she was pregnant. The child's father, her best friend of 10 years, could not cope with the news. More ... Saturday, June 16, 2018
Modern life can be stressful, from the balancing act of juggling work and busy family lives to the unexpected turns of death, divorce or addiction. Add to these issues the local, national and global problems seen in the news, and it’s difficult not to feel overwhelmed.
That’s where the benefits of retreat centers can come into play, for as 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 states, “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed but not in despair; persecuted but not abandoned; struck down but not destroyed.”
Children and teens are busy. Between sports, clubs and school activities, the youth of today have a lot on their plates. Parishes in the Diocese of Trenton understand this as well as the need for youth to take a minute to catch their breath and spend quiet time with the Lord. More ... Thursday, May 31, 2018