WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas.
In response to the “Aid in Dying” Law, going into effect August 1, 2019 in the state of New Jersey, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. has shared a new reflection on the topic.
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.
Sunday, July 21 kicked off National Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week 2019 in the Diocese of Trenton and in dioceses across the United States.
The Diocese of Trenton’s Catholic Spanish-language television show, Cristo Para Todos, will be premiering a new episode on Saturday, July 20 at 11:30 a.m. and the annual magazine supplement, LIVES OF FAITH 2019, will be included in the July 25 print edition of The Monitor.
The life of St. Dominic Savio is the focus of the bonus installment in Bishop David M. O’Connell’s #YoungSaint Series and iIn keeping with The Monitor’s established publication schedule, there will be only one issue printed in July.
Catholic Charities USA accepting donations for aid to migrant children; Chancery to close for holiday
Catholic Charities USA is accepting donations online to help its agencies along the U.S. border with Mexico meet basic needs and ensure that migrant children “are being treated with care and kindness” as the humanitarian crisis there grows, the agency said in an announcement.
Rayanne Bennett, associate publisher of The Monitor, has announced that major changes are in store for The Monitor and two students in the Diocese of Trenton are named as winners in the 2018-2019 National Christmas Artwork Contest sponsored by The Society for the Propagation of the Faith and the Missionary Childhood Association.
The 2019 Religious Freedom Week, celebrated in the Diocese of Trenton and worldwide June 22-29, has embraced the theme “Strength in Hope.” Designed to recognize the need for awareness and prayer to assure religious freedoms, the week began with the feast day of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, included the Nativity of St. John[…]
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., issued a brief summer message to his flock June 21: “As summer begins, I offer my best wishes to all the clergy, religious and faithful of the Diocese. May the summer season be a time of well-deserved relaxation, enjoyable times with family and friends and more opportunities for growing closer[…]