An advisory from the Diocese of Trenton regarding a cybersecurity incident:

On July 16, 2020, the Diocese’s third-party software and cloud hosting vendor, Blackbaud, informed us that they had suffered a cybersecurity incident in May 2020 which initially raised concerns regarding potential unauthorized access to certain information they maintained. Blackbaud is a vendor providing customer relationship management and financial services tools, focusing on the non-profit sector.  Along with universities, other dioceses[…]



Bishop extends Mass dispensation

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., issued the following message July 30, 2020: Given all current public health and safety reports, I am extending the dispensation from Sunday obligation to attend Mass beyond the aforementioned September 7 date listed in our Diocesan Directives “until further notice.” The faithful are certainly encouraged, but not required, to attend[…]

Diocese celebrates 10th anniversary of Bishop O’Connell’s ordination

We ask the faithful of the Diocese to join us today, July 30, in prayerfully commemorating the 10th anniversary of Bishop David M. O’Connell’s ordination to the episcopacy.  Those who attended the ordination or watched it via livestream will remember it as a joyful and poignant day, witnessed by more than a thousand well-wishers, including[…]



Bishop Chairman Comments on Paycheck Protection Program

July 10, 2020 WASHINGTON – Following the publication of a national news story on Catholic churches receiving loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement in response: “The Catholic Church[…]