For the annual World Day of Migrants and Refugees (Sept. 29), Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., shares with the Diocese the 2019 Message of Our Holy Father Pope Francis: Faith assures us that in a mysterious way the Kingdom of God is already present here on earth (cf. Gaudium et spes, 39). Yet in our own time,[…]
The Diocese of Trenton will once again welcome the faithful from across the state for the 2019 New Jersey Catholic Charismatic Conference. With the theme, “Arise!” (Is. 60:1), the event will be held in St. Mary, Mother of God Church and parish center Oct. 25 and 26. “Arise!” is taken from the prophet Isaiah reminding[…]
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[…]
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[…]
In his annual message for Catechetical Sunday, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., emphasizes the critical role of catechesis in the Church’s ability to fulfill its evangelization mission. “There is no true evangelization if the name of Jesus, his teaching, his life, his promises, his kingdom, his mysteries, (his Church!) — all of which constitute the[…]
The Diocese of Trenton was notified by the Provincial Superior of the Third Order Regular Franciscans (TOR) on Monday evening, Sept. 9, that a single allegation of sexual abuse of a minor dating back to 1975 has been made to the Franciscans against Father Gabriel Zeis, TOR, currently employed by the Diocese of Trenton as[…]
The Catholic University of America, Washington, which remains the only institution of higher education founded by the U.S. bishops, will benefit from a national collection taken the weekend of Sept. 7-8 during all Masses.
The diocesan Department of Pastoral Care will sponsor a diocesan-wide Recovery Mass at 7 p.m., Sept. 17, in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold. The theme of the evening, which includes refreshments and fellowship in the parish hall following Mass, is “Grace for the Journey.” Father Robert S. Grodnicki, pastor of St. Luke Parish, Toms River,[…]