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  • The Rosary knits heaven and earth with a powerful cord
    After daily Mass in Howell’s St. Veronica Church, Priscilla Lagdameo can regularly be found among faithful from a number of area parishes who stay to recite the Rosary.
  • Prayer changes things, most often, us
    Those who find themselves in everyday prayer say the practice brings them closer to wholeness ...
  • Keeping faith present on the job
    Can a person’s prayer life be lived fruitfully while on the job – no matter one’s profession?
  • The family that prays together …
    Family prayer can include both times of devotion and levity, particularly with quibbling siblings or toddlers in the mix. It can be a time for petition and learned prayers, and at least one child attempting some gymnastic maneuver.
  • When praying becomes a challenge
    Annie Nason admits that she used to think there was a “cookie-cutter way of praying,” but once she decided to include God in the things that she already enjoyed, a new form of prayer emerged.
  • ‘Singing at Mass is praying with the music’
    Parish music ministers, instrumentalists and singers are charged with sharing their talents at Mass while including the congregation in a deeper examination of Scripture and reflection. A successful music ministry is more than what is pleasing to the ear, but rather, what evokes prayer in those around them.
  • Busy working mom promotes praying Rosary daily 'One Hail Mary at a Time'
    She's raising seven children while managing a family, career and leading 400 people in the Rosary ... 
  • Rosary Walk a time to pray, get exercise
    On any given Saturday morning, weather permitting, Long Bridge Park in Hainesport is bustling with activity. Among the joggers and cyclists getting their workouts, kids enjoying the playground and families setting up picnic tables, is a group of faithful setting out on one of the walking trails with Rosaries in hand.
  • In Their Own Words
    The first issue of the new Monitor Magazine includes a question/answer feature called “In Their Own Words” in which faithful from throughout the Diocese were asked to respond to the question “What role has prayer played in your life?” Here are additional responses that are being included on from Father Peter James R. Alindogan, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Parish, West Long Branch, and diocesan director of missions, and Father John Bogacz, parochial vicar of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Moorestown, and spiritual moderator of the diocesan St. Vincent de Paul Society.

The Diocese of Trenton is committed to the initiatives outlined in the U.S. Bishop’s Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in regard to the reporting and investigation of sexual abuse allegations involving minors.

If you have been sexually abused as a minor by a member of the clergy or anyone representing the Catholic Church, or if you know of someone who was, you can report that abuse through the diocesan Abuse Hotline.

To report the sexual abuse of minors call our hotline 1-888-296-2965 or email us at

Please note: The Diocese of Trenton reports any allegations of sexual abuse to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. Anyone with an allegation is also encouraged to provide that information to local law enforcement authorities.