Category: Our Diocese Today

Bishop O’Connell visits Philadelphia seminary, Key info posted about new Monitor Magazine, Catholic Athletes gather for annual leadership day

Seminarians from the Diocese who are studying for the priesthood in St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, Pa., welcomed a visit from Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., and Msgr. Thomas Mullelly, diocesan vicar for clergy and consecrated life, Sept. 18. Bishop O’Connell was principal celebrant of the Mass that was held in the seminary chapel. Among[…]

ADVOCACY ALERT – Born Alive Survivors Protection Act

The House Democrat Majority refuses to allow a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, or even an official hearing where Congress could learn the facts.  So, the House Republican minority hosted a hearing to draw attention to why the Born-Alive Act is needed + why it deserves a vote! Please act now and urge your representative to watch[…]

Funeral services scheduled for Father Robert Alfred Pearson

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. in St. Jerome Church, West Long Branch, for Father Robert Alfred Pearson, a priest of the Diocese who died Aug. 28. He was 92. Father Pearson was formerly an Anglican priest who was incardinated as a married convert into the Diocese of[…]

Bishop O’Connell responds to proposed NJ heath care bill

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., responds to the proposed health care bill S3813/A5510 and the effects it could have on religious organizations who provide health care to their employees. Today, the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey continue to support affordable health care for all with special attention given to the poor and marginalized.  The Catholic[…]