Our Guide and Model

This past Saturday, the Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima to three letter shepherd children. To these unassuming little shepherds, Mary, whose month we celebrate, asked them to be messengers of peace to a world that was ravaged with war, a world...

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As We Await the Blessed Hope

Advent is a season of paradoxes. On the one hand, it is a penitential season in which we work to break down anything that keeps us from drawing ourselves closer to God. At the same time, it is a season of joy in which Christians throughout the world eagerly await...

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You Did It for Me

This year, I have had the great privilege of working at Missionaries of Charity’s soup kitchen in Newark, NJ for my apostolic work. It has been an amazing experience to not only be a part of the work and mission started by Mother Teresa of Calcutta but also to experience...

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A Little Way To Holiness

  Throughout this past year, I have had the privilege of getting know a very close friend. This friend is a simple, yet profound person whose simplicity taught her to do the small things with great love, and by doing so, has led countless others to come closer to God....

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Knowing the Shepherd

There is a story of a man who was hosting a dinner at his home for a few friends. In the middle of the meal, he asked one of his friends, a Shakespearian actor, to entertain the rest of the guests. The actor, true to his artistic form, thrilled the...

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Running from God

In October of 2013, the seminarians from the diocese spoke at different parishes on their own vocation story. Below is Carlo Santa Teresa’s story as given at one of our parishes: My name is Carlo Santa Teresa and I am a parishioner at St. Peter’s in Merchantville in my first...

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