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CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL TO HOST CATHEDRAL CHOIR CAMP FOR CHILDREN

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will host the Cantate Domino choir camp for children of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia this summer. Children will encounter a unique musical experience where they will be introduced to sacred repertoire, in addition to learning about vocal technique, choral vowels,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: How Much Do I Owe Oprah?

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Gloucestercitynews.net -(June 19, 2019) -The first congressional hearing on reparations for slavery in more than a decade is now being taken up by the House. Before we go any further, I want to know how much I owe Oprah. The idea of reparations for... Read more →


THIRD ANNUAL KEYS AND SWORD GALA

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will celebrate its 3rd annual Keys and Sword Gala with a cocktail reception, dinner, music and entertainment at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. Friday, June 28, 2019 6:30 p.m. (Cocktails) 7:30 p.m. (Dinner) The Logan Philadelphia Hotel One Logan Square Philadelphia,... Read more →


Graduates can celebrate their accomplishments

Written by Mary Beth Peabody The academic year is quickly coming to an end for most elementary and secondary students at South Jersey Catholic Schools. Meanwhile, graduates have already begun their summer, enjoying some vacation time and preparing for the next phase of their lives. Secondary school graduates will share... Read more →


Ribbon Cutting and Blessing of 44 Garden Plots at new Community Garden Saturday

BENSALEM, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 14, 2019)Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) along with Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem (Bucks County), and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will welcome community partners and supporters at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new 10,000-square-foot community garden at Our Lady of... Read more →


Father Sullivan Golf Tournament at Pitman Golf Club, Monday, June 17

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The 23rd Annual Father Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held at the Pitman Golf Club on Monday, June 17th. Registration will begin at 12 noon. A putting contest will precede the 1:30 shotgun start. This golf tournament is named for Rev. John Sullivan who spent over twenty... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Michael Newdow Is A Loser

June 11, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest loss by atheist Michael Newdow: National League pitchers have a better batting record than Michael Newdow. The devout atheist lost again yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear his case, thus ending his quest to get... Read more →


EDUCATIONAL SERIES ON ADDICTION

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), along with the Office for the New Evangelization, will host the inspirational series, “We Thirst,” a comprehensive educational retreat program. This series is designed to educate and spread awareness about the topic of addiction from a Christian perspective. It... Read more →


A ‘win-win’ at Catholic Charities first Atlantic City job fair

By Mary McCusker - “I have never witnessed in my career in social services an employment fair that has reached this many people. So many seeking work were hired on the spot or scheduled for follow-up interviews,” said Lynsey Reyes, a case manager for Catholic Charities’ Welfare to Work program.... Read more →


The Cost Of Warring On Religion

June 4, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happens when politicians declare war on God: The Left likes to describe the way status groupings such as class, race, and gender interconnect, constituting what they call intersectionality. In real life, no one uses such verbiage: it is confined... Read more →


Gillibrand Denies Infanticide Is Legal

June 3, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Kirsten Gillibrand's remark about infanticide in last night's Fox News town hall interview: New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand either lied about, or expressed her ignorance of, the legalization of selective infanticide in some states. She told Fox News reporter Chris... Read more →


Sister Christine Hartnett, OP; Longtime South Jersey Catholic Grammar School Teacher

Sister Christine Hartnett, OP (Sister John Kathleen) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died May 31, 2019 at St Mary’s Villa in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She was 79 years of age. The daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (O’Keeffe) Hartnett, she was born December 22, 1939 in County... Read more →


Remembering Bishop Galante – Ministry in the Camden Diocese

By Peter G. Sánchez - May 30, 2019 0 717 From the Catholic Star Herald archives: February 1, 2013 On March 23, 2004, Pope John Paul II named Bishop Joseph Galante the seventh shepherd of Camden. The Philadelphia native, having served as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Dallas since... Read more →


Saint Augustine Parish Gala June 1

PHILADELPHIA, PA (gloucestercitynews.net)--Saint Augustine Parish will hold a premier Gala in support of its Capital Campaign seeking to raise funds for preservation of its historic church building. Jay Wright, Villanova Men’s Basketball Head Coach, will serve as the keynote speaker and Jim Murray, former Eagles General Manager, will be the... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESAN HS's GRADUATE THE CLASS OF 2019

Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises scheduled at Catholic high schools throughout the five counties of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools are proud to announce their scheduled Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2019. Catholic schools are committed to giving students the... Read more →


Funeral Services Announced for Most Reverend Joseph A. Galante, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Camden

Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, Bishop of the Diocese of Camden, on behalf of the family of Most Reverend Joseph A. Galante, has announced the viewing, Mass and funeral information for the recently deceased bishop emeritus of the diocese. · The Rite of Reception of Bishop Galante’s body will begin... Read more →


ANNUAL KEYS AND SWORD GALA JUNE 28

PHILADELPHIA, PA (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will celebrate its 3rd annual Keys and Sword Gala with a cocktail reception, dinner, music and entertainment at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. Friday, June 28, 2019 6:30 p.m. (Cocktails) 7:30 p.m. (Dinner) The Logan Philadelphia Hotel One Logan... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: California Bill On Confessional Seal Amended

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding the attempt to break the seal of the confessional: On May 16, the California Senate Appropriations Committee conducted a hearing on a bill by State Sen. Jerry Hill, SB 360, that would gut the seal of confession, all in... Read more →


Maher And "SNL" Wallow In Filth

May 20, 2019 (gloucestercitynews.net)--Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two attacks on the Catholic Church that occurred over the weekend: In a time when calls for civility are everywhere noted, there has been a surge in the most obscene attacks on Catholicism. The kind of filth that Bill Maher... Read more →


Pope John Paul II High School Legacy of Impact Hall of Fame

TO HONOR 7 NOTABLE ALUMNI FIGURES WHO HAVE MADE A MARK IN VARIOUS DISCIPLINES OF SOCIETY PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 18, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Pope John Paul II High School in Royersford (Montgomery County) will induct seven honorees into its Legacy of Impact Hall of Fame for 2019. This annual event celebrates the accomplishments... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Eight Grade Students Honored

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--Congratulations to Gloucester Catholic's Junior High School eighth grade students who were recognized during the 30th Annual Academic Honors Banquet on May 13, 2019 at Masso's Caterers in Glassboro. Those students who earned academic honors for the 2018-19 school year included Hayden Clay, Isabella Connearney, Genevieve Driscoll,... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Seventh Grade Students Honored

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--Congratulations to Gloucester Catholic Junior High School seventh grade students who were recognized during the 30th Annual Academic Honors Banquet on May 13, at Masso's Caterers in Glassboro. Those students who earned academic honors for the 2018-19 school year included Brady Belfus, Ava Brenza, Zoeannah DeAngelis, Michael... Read more →