What Does A Priest Do All Day?

What does a priest do on Monday through Friday? Do they sleep in the church? Are they ever allowed to be out of uniform? Back in June, I began my Pastoral Year at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Gibbsboro. A Pastoral Year has been described as a “year of...

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A Very Exciting Week

This is a very exciting week for our Church and for our Country. We have the awesome privilege of having our Holy Father visit so many sites so close to our own homes. For me and for all of our seminarians, this is made even more exciting by having the...

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He Leadeth Us

When a friend of mine found out I was discerning a call to the priesthood, she gave me a book I had never heard of. The title was, He Leadeth Me, by a Jesuit priest named Walter Ciszek. Little did I know the influence this man would have on me...

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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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