Clergy appointments • U.S. bishops’ fall meeting • Open access to latest Monitor Magazine

Clergy appointments • U.S. bishops’ fall meeting • Open access to latest Monitor Magazine

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., announced the following clergy appointments:

Rev. Michael McClane, to parochial vicar, St. Dominic Parish, Brick, effective Nov. 28, 2020.

Rev. Charles Flood, O.SS.T., to temporary administrator, Incarnation-St. James Parish, Ewing, effective immediately.


Today is the first day of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ annual fall meeting. They are gathering Nov. 16-17 using a virtual format because of the coronavirus pandemic. Today’s sessions’ agenda includes an address by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, papal nuncio; Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez’s first address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; and a discussion of the Vatican report on Theodore E. McCarrick. Check in with for updates on the meeting.  Public sessions can be followed via livestream at


The November issue of The Monitor Magazine highlights this Month of Remembrance and the many ways that we respond in love to the loss of the faithful departed – both those with whom we were close and all those with whom we are united in faith.

The issue also includes a celebration of the Knights of Columbus as they commemorate the beatification of their founder, Blessed Michael McGivney.

To find out more about the many articles and features in this issue, click HERE.

Because The Monitor Magazine cannot be distributed in our churches at this time, we are providing open access to our digital edition. Just click HERE for your sneak peek of the November issue.

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