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  • Mission: Jersey volunteers find joy serving close to home

    In the lower levels of the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Matt Salmons peeled off his plastic gloves and hair net after helping serve lunch to the homeless. Only moments before, the sounds of plates being shuffled and trays sliding down a cafeteria counter rang throughout the kitchen and dining area.

    “I’ve learned how we really are God’s servants. God is working through us,” said Salmons, 17, of St. Barnabas Parish, Bayville, discussing his third year with Mission: Jersey.
  • WASHINGTON (CNS) – "Guys, I think Brandon is dead."
  • A Battle for Faith: Spiritual Boot Camp prepares young people on keeping their faith in college
    There’s a scene in the movie “Saving Private Ryan” that Father Patrick McPartland finds especially disturbing. It’s when the Marines arrive at the beach in Normandy in their amphibious landing craft and just as the vehicle’s large door opens, the Marines are met with a wall of German machine gun fire before they can even enter the fight.
  • Middletown teen eagerly anticipates music summer camp
    Angela Gibilisco is ready to make a joyful noise far from home this summer with the help of a scholarship from Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M.
  • Msgr. Nolan looks back on 50 years of loss, love and fullness with God

    Self-described as a man who has “always loved stories,” retired priest of the Diocese Msgr. Walter E. Nolan has drawn upon that appreciation in 50 years of priesthood, using his storytelling penchant for those of all ages in his homilies, and his understanding and love of other people.

  • Family-friendly 'Children of Eden' to be staged in Lincroft
    The Premier Theatre Company will present the musical “Children of Eden” Aug. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. in the Henderson Theatre at Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft. 
  • Film joins boxing, religion in center of the ring
    The documentary film by Virgil Films, “Ring of Faith,” powerfully portrays the link between the sport of boxing and the practice of religion.

    Released July 23 on Digital HD and DVD, the film is produced by Craig Tubiolo, programming and production director at DeSales Media, and host of NET TV’s “Walk in Faith.” Tubiolo was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Ring of Faith” in the Sports Documentary Category in May. The film was also recognized at the Catholic Press Association Conference last month.
  • St. Rose community rallies with prayers for healing for injured student
    On a busy and fair Friday night at the Jersey Shore, the crush of tourists arriving in Belmar probably found it strange that hundreds of faithful were heading to church.
  • Notre Dame coach McKenna inducted into hall of fame
    Notre Dame High School coach John McKenna has been inducted into the National High School Strength Coaches Association Hall of Fame. In June, McKenna attended the NHSSCA Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Tennessee.
  • RBC grad, Sam Mills Award-winner, takes faith to college
    For the first 10 years of his life, Jaden Key attended church mostly because he was told to. But when his dad, John, was struck and killed by a car while tending to another motorist on the side of the road on the Garden State Parkway, church-going took on a whole new meaning.

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.