Category: Our Diocese Today

The Monitor rolls out updated, streamlined website

On Aug. 21, The Monitor went live with its newly redesigned website – TrentonMonitor.com. The new design will afford users a more simplified and streamlined approach to accessing content, and provides for greater integration of photos, videos and slideshows in posted stories, according to Rayanne Bennett, associate publisher.  Users can subscribe directly on the website,[…]


Bishop shares about Diocese of Trenton’s Patronal Feast Day

In a reflection issued for the Solemnity of the Assumption, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. focuses on its central role and calls upon his flock to regard it less as an obligation, but instead to consider more carefully the reasons to take part in the commemoration. Pondering Mary’s unique role in the history of salvation[…]


Bishop O’Connell shares a message on the importance of Catholic schools

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. has shared a new message about the importance of Catholic schools, reminding us that “Catholic schools have and do make a difference in the lives of Catholic students, and their families, and have contributed historically and mightily to the Catholic Church in our country.” Walk into a Catholic school.  Sense[…]



Senior Spirituality Day relocated, Jeff Cavins to present in Marlton, Bishop makes summer visits

Due to a power outage in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, the Senior Spirituality Day, will be moved to St. Dominic Parish, Brick; This fall, speaker and author Jeff Cavins will visit St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton, to offer his presentation “When You Suffer: Biblical Keys for Hope and Understanding”, and Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. paid a visit to the students enrolled in the summer religious education programs of St. Joesph Parish, Toms River July 11 and St. Benedict Parish, Holmdel July 18.