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[…]
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. shares about the impact that his own father has made on his life, in his annual Father’s Day message: “I have so many memories of my father. We didn’t have a lot of money, but we never knew it. He was a quiet, self-made man who devoured the newspaper from[…]
As had been announced in February, the Diocese of Trenton – along with the other Roman Catholic dioceses in New Jersey – has established an Independent Victim Compensation Program (IVCP) to compensate those who, as minors, were sexually abused by a priest or deacon of the Diocese.
In an effort to keep the Diocese of Trenton updated about the implementation of the Faith In Our Future Initiative, The Monitor has crafted and in-depth report on how the culture of collaboration and cohorts has enriched parish life for many in the Diocese.
The Chancery will be closed on Thursday, May 30, for the Feast of the Ascension, and will reopen Monday, June 3 at 9 a.m.
Today the Diocese of Trenton would like to wish a happy anniversary to Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M.