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Knights of Columbus 674 Sponsoring Cornhole Tournament

Gloucester City Council 674 605 Monmouth Street Gloucester City NJ 08030 First, let me say thank you for all your support in the past. Your generous financial support not only provides you exposure and advertising, but it fuels the much-needed assistance to many charitable causes in Gloucester City and surrounding communities. Your help makes our efforts a success. As you... Read more →

Pro-Lifers Conduct Acts of Civil Disobedience at Morristown Abortion Facility

in Defense of Babies in the Womb and their Families MORRISTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2019)-- This morning, pro-lifers entered Garden State Gynecology, an abortion facility in Morristown, NJ, to talk to women scheduled for abortions, and by refusing to leave the facilities when told to do so by law enforcement, offered an act of non-violent defense of children in the... Read more →

Rams Alumni; Send Your Rams News for Upcoming Newsletter

Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni: (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ) July 2, 2019--Please send us your alumni news for the upcoming issue of Ramblings Newsletter! Some of the "NEWS" we hope to publish includes: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough- Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation- Spotlight on Rams across our great nation and abroad College Corner- Feature on our current college students... Read more →

New Items Added to Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament Online Auction!

NEW ITEMS ADDED: Online Auction Now Open for Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament! The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! New items have been recently added! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Many getaway... 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 years of his life serving the Gloucester Catholic community. “Sully”... 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 Cork, Ireland. Sister Christine entered the novitiate of the Dominican... 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 2000, Bishop of Beaumont from 1994-2000, and before that, Undersecretary... 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 at 3 PM on Friday, May 31 at Saint Agnes... 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 the name of catching sexual molesters looking for absolution. Some... 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 engaged in on his Friday night HBO show was unprecedented,... 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, Madison Enderle, Dominic Haguet, Teagan O'Neill, Christopher Pelosi, Christopher Ruggieri,... 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 Errico, Francesca Fiore, Anna Gerardi, Olivia Gibson, Casey Green, Madison... Read more →

Sister Maureen Cooper Succumbs; Longtime Teacher, Librarian

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 10, 2019)--Sister Maureen Cooper, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died on May 8th in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. She was 82 years of age. The daughter of the late Ambrose A. and Mary (Powell) Cooper, she was born July 24, 1936, in Camden, New Jersey. Sister Maureen entered the... Read more →

St. Mary's Church Steeple Illuminated

UPDATED: photos by Gus and Dee Danks GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 8, 2019)The dedication of Saint Mary's Church steeple, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, was held last night, Tuesday, May 7. After a brief ceremony, the steeple was lighted. The original steeple was destroyed by fire on March 10, 1960. It was replaced by a metal steeple that was paid for... Read more →

Re-Dedication of St. Mary's Steeple Tuesday Night

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 6, 2019)-- Tuesday, May 7, St. Mary's Parish, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, will have an official Lighting Ceremony and re-dedicate the Illumination of their Church Steeple. The original steeple was destroyed by fire on March 10, 1960. It was replaced by a metal steeple that was paid for by John Stewart,... Read more →


Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks by an Alabama legislator: Alabama state Rep. John Rogers is against the death penalty—for those who have been convicted of murdering someone. But he believes in the death penalty for innocent unborn children—on the incredible supposition that they might grow up to be violent criminals 15 or 20 years later. “Some kids... Read more →

How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

Meet George Norcross. Nearly two thirds of $1.6 gloucestercitynews.net graphics files billion in tax incentives in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey, went to his own company, business partners, political allies and clients of his brother. by Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Jeff Pillets/ProPUBLICA.org May 1, 4 a.m. EDT This article was produced in partnership with WNYC, which is a member... Read more →


Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Christians: Muslim fanatics, so-called Islamists, are the most violent enemy of Christians in the world. While it is considered controversial to even mention this today, even less reported is the non-violent counterpart to these barbarians: militant secularists. The latter are growing in influence by leaps and bounds, even to... Read more →


Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will preside over the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the newly constructed Saint John Neumann Museum, sponsored by the Redemptorists at the National Shrine of Saint John Neumann. Since January 1860, the body of Saint John Neumann, fourth bishop of Philadelphia and America’s first male saint, has lain... Read more →

Irish Report On Irish Nuns Debunks Myths

April 22, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the findings of an important Irish report on Irish nuns: Another interim report by Ireland's Commission of Investigation of the Mother and Baby Homes has been released, and it debunks some myths perpetrated by the critics of the Sisters of Bon Secours in Tuam, a town in County Galway. It... Read more →

Father Michael M. Romano, Priest of the Year

On April 4, members of the Knights of Columbus held their Pride in Our Priests Dinner at The Palace in Blackwood. In addition to once again donating to the diocesan seminarian program, the Knights reinstated their annual Priest of the Year honor, which was awarded to Father Michael Romano, director of Vocations and Bishop Dennis Sullivan’s priest secretary. Only a... Read more →


Charles Joseph Chaput Archbishop of Philadelphia M. Jean Duchesne cofounded the French edition of the Communio international theological journal and served as special assistant to the late Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger of Paris for more than 25 years. The author of numerous books and articles on the faith, active in Jewish-Catholic dialogues, and a consultant to Lustiger's successors, he has been... Read more →

From The Desk of the Principal: Philanthropy Week

Greetings To All From Cumberland Street, I am writing to share some excellent news. While we are still waiting for a few gifts to arrive, we are close to finalizing the totals for our 2nd Annual Philanthropy Week. As you know, the week is dedicated to "giving back" and I want to share with YOU all that WE accomplished! In... Read more →


This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Via Crucis Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Center City Philadelphia will hold its annual Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross) on Friday, April 19th — Good Friday. Friday, April 19, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Upper Church) Saint John the Evangelist Parish 21 South 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107... Read more →

A Message from Bishop Sullivan

This year, HOLY WEEK falls between Sunday, April 14, and Saturday, April 20. Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday, is the only week in the 52 weeks of the calendar year that is called or described as HOLY. It is the week during which we recall and celebrate the saving events of the Passion and Death of Jesus of... Read more →