iRace4Vocations Information

Dear iRace4Vocations Participant(s): Thank you so much for registering to attend our 5th annual iRace4Vocations at Washington Lake Park (626 Hurffville Crosskeys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080). I am very excited for this event on Sunday and believe that it will be a grace-filled day for all who participate. The day...

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The Holy Eucharist

In understanding the Christian faith there is one Sacrament which draws us into this profound relationship with God and this is communion. Receiving the Body of Christ is that which binds us to Him and Him to us in the New Covenant. In ‘De Eucharistia’, an encyclical written by Saint...

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Tips from Tom

There’s a guy named Tom in a nearby parish. A few years ago, he began to take a more active role in the community. In the process, he has found some more ways to share his gifts with others. The story of how he got started may have some helpful...

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Prodigal Son

This past Sunday we heard a very powerful Gospel, which will especially hit home during this Year of Mercy. The Gospel readings came from Saint Luke where we heard the Parable of the Prodigal Son. I find this scripture passage very powerful and meaningful as a seminarian studying for the...

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Praying with St. Ignatius

A few weekends ago we had a retreat at the college seminary. A Jesuit priest came and directed us, taking us through several Ignatian mediations. St. Ignatius was a famous 16th century saint, who experienced a great conversion to Christ while recovering from battle. Instead of seeking to battle against...

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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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Repent and Believe in the Gospel

On Ash Wednesday, many of the parishioners at my pastoral assignment were shocked to know that this was my first time ever giving out ashes! Of course, I had never had the chance before since while I was at the seminary it was always the priests on faculty who distributed...

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

One of my classes this semester is a study and practicum of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. It’s an extremely important class not only because we get to practice celebrating the sacrament, but also because we study the history of the sacrament. Without going into a detailed history, what I’ve noticed...

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