Year: 2021


Annual Priest Convocation held  •  Catechetical Sunday is Sept 19  •  ‘National Recovery Month’  •  National Migration Week

After a one-year Covid-related hiatus, the Annual Priest Convocation was held Sept. 14-16 in Galloway, bringing together Bishop O’Connell and about 135 priests who serve in the Diocese of Trenton. The opportunity to spend three days together in spiritual talks, prayer and fellowship was well-received by the Bishop and many of the priests attending. The keynote speaker,[…]



Calls for Relief • Clergy Appointments

Every act of charity, big or small, makes a difference Please consider being generous and making a gift to our sisters and brothers in their time of dire need: EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FOR PEOPLE OF HAITI: Catholic Relief Services, www.crs.org RELIEF FOR AFGHAN REFUGEES: Catholic Relief Services, www.crs.org HURRICANE IDA RELIEF FUND: Catholic Charities USA, www.catholiccharitiesusa.org Bishop David M.[…]


A Message from Bishop O’Connell on the Haiti Earthquake Relief Effort

As Bishop, I invite and encourage the clergy, religious and faithful of the Diocese of Trenton to join me in sending the support of our prayers and contributions to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti through:  Catholic Relief Services www.crs.org Massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti, killing more than 300 people, with death toll numbers increasing.[…]



Diocese calls all to share in recognition of grandparents, elderly

The Diocese of Trenton is joining its counterparts around the world in preparing to celebrate the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, proclaimed by Pope Francis to occur on the fourth Sunday of July each year, close to the Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, grandparents of Jesus.  Set to take place this[…]