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New Coadjutor

The Diocese of Trenton is getting a new Bishop.  A really, really new Bishop.  In fact, he isn’t even a Bishop yet (he’ll be ordained July 30).  The Very Reverend David O’Connell will become our Coadjutor, which means that when … Continue reading

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Open House and Family Meals

Yesterday I had the opportunity to lead a couple of tours of non-parishioners around our Church at our Open House.  It was really nice to be able to welcome people who aren’t Catholic, or at least not familiar with our … Continue reading

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The Vigil

The Easter Vigil was awesome.  Anyone who was there saw the new fire started, the Paschal Candle get lit, heard some of the best music this Diocese has to offer, saw two really neat adults get baptized and another brought … Continue reading

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Good Friday—What’s so good about it?

Normally, when you think of the word “good,” unbearable pain, intense suffering, public humiliation and feelings of abandonment and shame aren’t the first things that come to mind.  There is a certain standard of what is good in human experience, … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday—The feast of the priest

We celebrate several things on Holy Thursday: the Last Supper that Jesus observed with his apostles; the Jewish feast of Passover which honors God’s saving power explicitly lived out in human history and our need to come together in community … Continue reading

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St. Aloysius Anniversary Celebration

On March 14th our parish celebrated our 1st anniversary of worshiping in our new Church building.  We are so blessed to have this space share with our growing parish family.  A couple of papers published stories about the events. Click … Continue reading

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