Month: May 2021

Clergy appointments announced

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following appointments: • Rev. Michael G. DeSaye, parochial vicar of Holy Innocents Parish, Neptune, NJ, and Catholic chaplain at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, has resigned from ministry in the Diocese of Trenton effective immediately to pursue his vocation elsewhere. • Rev. Cesar Rubiano, graduate studies, Rome, to Catholic[…]

A Mother’s Day message….

May 9, 2021  “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the love of a mother.” St. Therese of Lisieux  With my prayerful, best wishes, I will remember all mothers in the Diocese of Trenton, both living and deceased, in my Rosary and Holy Mass today.  May our Blessed Mother draw you ever closer to[…]

Diocese comments on changing status of St. Francis Medical Center

The Diocese of Trenton learned today, May 6, that Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care systems in the nation and owner of St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, has announced its intention to merge St. Francis into Capital Health, relinquishing St. Francis’ long-standing Catholic identity.  Founded by the Sisters of St.[…]

The Month of Mary • Clergy Appointments

A message from Bishop O’Connell on the Month of Mary. Christianity has loved Mary since the Lord Jesus’ final moments on the Cross when he said to John the Beloved Disciple, “’Behold your Mother.’  From that hour onward, the disciple took her into his care (John 19: 27).”  And so he did.  And so have[…]