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Women's health fair scheduled March 3
At a previous LourdesCare at New Hanover open house event, Lourdes nurse Lori Gregory gives a checkup to the teddy bear of Pedro and Isadora of Browns Mills as their mother, Patricia, looks on. Photo courtesy of LourdesCare
At a previous LourdesCare at New Hanover open house event, Lourdes nurse Lori Gregory gives a checkup to the teddy bear of Pedro and Isadora of Browns Mills as their mother, Patricia, looks on. Photo courtesy of LourdesCare
LourdesCare at New Hanover, a comprehensive outpatient center that offers expert radiology testing and physical therapy services, is hosting a free women’s health fair March 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at 25 Wrightstown-Cookstown Road, just outside the entrance to McGuire Air Force Base. More ...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

CSW Appreciation Days in Lincroft, Cinnaminson

Appreciation Days are a highlight of most Catholic Schools Week celebrations.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018
St. Francis Medical Center holds annual blanket and coat drive
St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, recently held its annual blanket and coat drive as part of its mission to help those in need. More ...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Let Us Adore
Actors portraying royalty kneel in homage before the infant Christ during the Three Kings celebration Jan. 15 in Sacred Heart Church, Trenton. El Centro, a division of Catholic Charities that aids the local Spanish-speaking population, rescheduled the annual event from its original date of Epiphany, Jan. 6, due to inclement weather. More ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
God Does Answer Prayers -- Go Eagles!
This message posted bright and early the morning of Jan. 22 obviously shows how pleased Father Daniel Swift, pastor of St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford, and his parishioners are that the Philadelphia Eagles claimed the NFC Championship and are now on their way to Super Bowl LII. More ...
Monday, January 22, 2018
Immaculata University to host Duffy's Cut art exhibit
Immaculata University will host a reception to kick-off an exhibit of Duffy’s Cut paintings by artist Fred Danziger at Gabriele Library Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. More ...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Christine's Hope grants CYO $5K for youth, children's programs
Catholic Youth Organization of Mercer County recently received a $5,000 grant from Christine’s Hope For Kids Foundation to support CYO’s pre-school, after school and summer programming efforts for children and youth in Mercer County. More ...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Brothers In Christ At Christmas
Msgr. Sam Sirianni, rector of St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, hosted a Christmas gathering for Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., and his brother priests of the Diocese Dec. 27. More ...
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Holy Cross Parish donates more than 600 Christmas gifts
Each year during Advent, Holy Cross families look forward to the Stars for Jesus posters in the church vestibule. Each colorful star portrays a child’s or adult’s name with a short Christmas wish list. More ...
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Lourdes Medical Center given five stars for heart failure treatment
Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, has awarded Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, Willingboro, a five-star rating for the third straight year. More ...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
State Department of Health acting commissioner tours Catholic Charities' ambulatory detox clinic
Opioid addiction doesn’t discriminate but access to treatment does. Low income adults living in New Jersey’s capital city had little hope of obtaining addiction recovery treatment, until the week of Dec. 4. More ...
Monday, December 11, 2017
LIFE participants enjoy Thanksgiving dinner
Staff and volunteers of LIFE at Lourdes, a unique program that assists elders to live safely at home while providing them with a team of healthcare experts, organized Thanksgiving dinner for more than 80 LIFE at Lourdes participants and their loved ones. More ...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Holy Is His Name
The first Festival of Praise in the Diocese of Trenton drew scores of enthusiastic faithful Nov. 18 to St. Mary Church, Middletown, for an evening of Charismatic praise and worship, Scripture reflections and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. More ...
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Christian Brothers Academy students dive into service immersion experiences
Students in Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, set out on two strikingly different service immersion trips that had the same focus: to assist those who are less fortunate with the hope of creating a better life for them. More ...
Friday, December 1, 2017
Praying To Our Lady
The parking lot of St. Charles Borromeo School, Cinnaminson, served as the site where students and staff observed the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary by forming a Living Rosary during which they prayed the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. More ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Rumson school celebrates Grandparents Day
Each student in Holy Cross School, Rumson, had the pleasure of welcoming a grandparent or other special guest to join them at school for a day. More ...
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Pilgrims visit, pray at sacred places in Holy Land
Msgr. Thomas N. Gervasio, center, diocesan vicar general, moderator of the curia and pastor of Our Lady of Sorrow-St. Anthony Parish, Hamilton, was principal celebrant of a Mass at the Tomb of Jesus inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, during a recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land. More ...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Best-selling author to speak on parenting girls in Princeton
Acclaimed psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour, best-selling author of Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood, will speak in Stuart Country Day School Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. The public is invited free of charge. More ...
Friday, November 17, 2017
St. Justin the Martyr Parish aids Providence House

An evening of merriment in St. Justin the Martyr Parish enabled the Toms River faith community to make the lives of local women and children a little brighter as well. Proceeds from the Toms River faith community’s Nov. 4 Autumn Dinner Dance, which raised more than $3,000, were donated to Catholic Charities’ Providence House to provide domestic violence services to women and children in Ocean County.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Mater Dei Prep board appoints new president
The board of trustees of Mater Dei Prep announced the appointment of Donald Galante as president of the school. More ...
Sunday, November 12, 2017
For All The Saints
For the Children's Mass celebrated Oct. 29 in St. Dorothea Church, Eatontown, religious education instructors and Deacon Ed Herr and Camille Herr dressed as saints to greet parishioners as they entered the church for Mass and handed prayer cards to the religious education students. More ...
Friday, November 10, 2017
GCU hosts 16th Edition of 'Mrs. Gould's Annual Holiday Social'
In 1896, Edith Mary Kingdon and her husband, George Jay Gould, hired architect Bruce Price to create an estate, a winter residence in Lakewood, New Jersey, called “Georgian Court,” which today is the site of Georgian Court University. More ...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
St. Francis Medical Center opens physical therapy practice in Hamilton
In a continued effort to increase patient access to advanced physical therapy services in Central New Jersey, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, is now offering outpatient physical therapy and sports medicine to patients at its new location at 2275 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton. More ...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Mater Dei Prep students honored at UN for creating learning 'tool kit'
A service project designed by a team of 30 Mater Dei Prep students was among 10 worldwide recently highlighted during the United Nations’ International Day of Peace Conference. More ...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
2017 Veterans Day observances

The following parishes and/or schools in the Diocese of Trenton have announced Veteran’s Day celebrations and/or Masses:


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Monday, October 30, 2017
Lourdes Medical opens new Radiation Oncology Center
Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, Willingboro, recently opened a new Radiation Oncology Center. More ...
Sunday, October 29, 2017

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