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Watery Blessing

Bishop Dennis Sullivan celebrated the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with the Wedding of the Sea traditions in Wildwood on August 14, and in Atlantic City on August 15. In these towns and in many other coastal locations around the world, the Wedding of the Sea...

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Bishop Sullivan with Knights on the beach

Bishop Dennis Sullivan and Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian pose for a photo with Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus during the Wedding of the Sea ceremony in Atlantic City on Aug. 15, the feast of the Assumption.   Photo by Jim McBride

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION regarding the sale of nursing homes

INTRODUCTION As people age, it is typically one of their deepest desires to remain in their homes for as long as possible, and to preserve their links with their families, their friends and their local communities. From both a human and an economic perspective, the effort to adopt a home-...

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Cotto Family interview

Family one of eight awarded tickets to World Meeting of Families

The Cotto family from Mary Queen of All Saints Parish in Pennsauken is one of eight families that received tickets to attend the World Meeting of Families theological congress from September 22 – 25. Bishop Dennis Sullivan awarded the families with tickets sponsored by Catholic Charities to attend the World...

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Bishop at Press Conference on August 17

Bishop Dennis Sullivan launched a Diocesan-wide campaign leading up to Pope Francis’ September visit to Philadelphia at a press conference on Monday, August 17 at the diocesan offices in Camden In anticipation of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Philadelphia, Catholic Charities is leading the Diocese of Camden in “40 Days...

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The Power of Prison Ministry

It was the second annual prison ministry gathering for volunteers in the Diocese of Camden’s prisons. In the morning, guest speaker Sister Elizabeth Gnam, a Dominican who has worked in prison ministry for the past 26 years, told the group of 40 some of her stories. In the afternoon, former...

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Wedding of the Sea to be celebrated at The Parish of Saint Monica in Atlantic City and other shore parishes

The Parish of Saint Monica, the newly united citywide parish of Atlantic City, will hold the annual Wedding of the Sea on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Boardwalk Hall. The summer tradition will bring together the four church communities, Saint Michael, Saint Nicholas of Tolentine, Our Lady Star of the Sea,...

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Mass in Field 2015

Mass in the fields

On July 25, a Mass in the fields was celebrated for migrant workers at Larchmont Farm in Elmer. Father David Rivera, parochial vicar at Holy Cross Parish in Bridgeton, led the Eucharistic celebration for the Spanish-speaking laborers. Father Rivera joins the congregation in song.   (photo by Alan Dumoff)

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