Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., addresses the addictions symposium. Mike Ehrmann photo
Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., addresses the addictions symposium. Mike Ehrmann photo

Hundreds gathered Sept. 29 with Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., to hear how the Church can play a supporting role when it comes to addiction.

Photo Gallery:  Addiction symposium in Freehold

The Bishop was joined by keynote speaker Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, Father Stabeno, Diocese of Camden Catholic Charities coordinator of Recovery Ministries, and Nancy McCann Vericker, co-author of “Unchained: Our Family’s Addiction Mess is Our Message,” during the daylong symposium in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold.

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