An Exciting Month

August has been an exciting month in Camden’s vocations office. It started at the end of July when The Press of Atlantic City featured our seminarians Paul Abbruscato and Deacon Edward Kennedy, noting the increase in seminarians we have seen over the past couple of years. In fact, Bishop Sullivan...

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Love Or Nothing

I was blessed to have to opportunity to take a mission trip / retreat out in Colorado with Seton Hall students just last week. During out trip we did service with Christ in the City, which is an organization in Denver that works with the homeless, and we also volunteered...

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A Matter of Time

In the hit song from 1990, “Story of My Life,” Social Distortion’s lead singer Mike Ness sings, “Life goes by so fast/You only want to do what you think is right/Close your eyes and then it’s past/Story of my life.” I can honestly say these words describe how life has...

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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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Hard to Believe

This Saturday, May 9, I will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Diaconate. It’s hard to believe that the day is actually here. When I entered St. Andrew’s College Seminary in August of 2007 I thought that this day was a million years away. Now, just days away from...

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Centered on God

In this short life, which the psalmist understood correctly in saying it is like the grass of the field that sprouts, flourishes, and then we are no more (Ps.103:15), is one reason we should stay close to God’s Altar where the Bread of Eternal life is offered (John 6:35). The...

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The Rock

Over Spring break this year I was blessed to have the opportunity to take a pilgrimage with my class over to the “Eternal City.” This was my first time to Rome and I was completely blown away. After our arrival we were given an hour to get ourselves together before...

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