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Federation marks late priest's memory with scholarship presentation
Robert J. Zotta, left, and Msgr. John K. Dermond, right, congratulate Notre Dame High seniors Jason Merendino and Nicholas Schiarappa, who were named this year’s Msgr. Crean Scholarship award recipients. Courtesy photo
Robert J. Zotta, left, and Msgr. John K. Dermond, right, congratulate Notre Dame High seniors Jason Merendino and Nicholas Schiarappa, who were named this year’s Msgr. Crean Scholarship award recipients. Courtesy photo
The Mercer County Federation of Holy Name Societies held its 63rd annual Monsignor Crean Memorial Scholarship Breakfast March 17 in St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish, Hamilton. More ...
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Cohort parishes bond during murder mystery
A murder happened between two parishes, but in a fun kind of way... More ...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Conveying The Message
As a way to spread the word about 24 Hours For the Lord, St. Mary Parish, Middletown, had large, colorful banners and billboards made and strategically placed in locations that would catch people's attention.  More ...
Monday, March 18, 2019
Trusdell named GCU's vice president for finance and administration
Longtime higher education leader and finance expert James E. Trusdell is Georgian Court University’s new vice president for finance and administration. More ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Read Across America
Six student members of Red Bank Catholic High School’s Casey Caregivers Club and varsity cheerleaders visited students at the Schroth School March 1 where they enjoyed Disney craft projects for their Disney themed Read Across America program. More ...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Father Christopher Dayton, parochial vicar of St. Rose Parish, Belmar, at left, and Msgr. Edward Arnister, pastor, pose for a photo during the Belmar St. Patrick's Day parade held March 3. More ...
Monday, March 4, 2019
New pharmacy in St. Francis Medical Center
Community Pharmacy recently opened its new in-house pharmacy in St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton. The Community Pharmacy is conveniently located on the hospital’s first floor, next to the cafeteria. More ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Mater Dei Prep draws record crowd for Seraph Strong Gala
On Feb. 9, Mater Dei Prep held its signature fundraising event, the Seraph Strong Gala, in the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel. More ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Catholic Charities' Loughery appointed to oversight board
Susan Loughery, director of operations for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, has been appointed by Gov. Philip Murphy to an oversight board for healthcare providers. More ...
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Priest, police help save a life through collaboration
What could have ended in tragedy became a story of hope for one former resident of Atlantic Highlands, thanks to the timely response of a diocesan priest and local law enforcement. More ...
Thursday, February 7, 2019
CARES program to host art exhibit Feb. 18
The C.A.R.E.S. (Children Are Really Extra Special) program of St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, will host its fourth annual art exhibit Feb. 18. More ...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
School of Nursing appoints new dean
Sharnee Moore-Jervis, has been appointed dean of St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing, Trenton. More ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Annual blanket and coat drive
St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, recently held its annual blanket and coat drive as part of its mission to help those in need. More ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019
CBA adopts new 'device-free zone' in cafeteria
Face-to-face conversation has returned to the Christian Brothers Academy cafeteria this school year as the Lincroft secondary school has banned the use of computers, tablets and smartphones during its lunch periods. More ...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
ESL, high school diploma prep schedule announced
The educational services department of St. Francis Community Center, Brant Beach, has scheduled registration Jan. 14, 15 and 28 for its slate of 2019 winter classes in N.J. high school diploma preparation (GED) and English as a second language (ESL). More ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Community Meeting
St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, recently hosted the Capital City Community Coalition (4C) Community Meeting at Friendship Baptist Church in Trenton. More ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Making Advent wreaths is special time for Rumson parish
Each year, the first Sunday of Advent is marked by a special event in Holy Cross Parish, Rumson. More ...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Sharing Christmas Spirit in Washington
Two priests ordained from the Diocese of Trenton who are currently living in the residence for priests on the campus of The Catholic University of America, Washington, enjoy fellowship during a Christmas party in early December. More ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Medford Knights reach out during holiday season
Medford Council, Knights of Columbus, recently conducted its annual Hunger Harvest to help the St. Vincent de Paul Conference in St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford. More ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Community Outreach
Volunteers from the Diocese of Trenton and other local groups line up to serve breakfast and lunch to guests of the Nov. 24 Loaves and Fishes meal at St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton. More ...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Blue Ribbon proud in Red Bank
St. James School, Red Bank, celebrated its 2018 National Blue Ribbon of Excellence Award Nov. 16 with a Mass and procession that included students, parents, families, former and current faculty and principals, donors, and members of the PTA, Royal Fathers Club and athletic association. More ...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
OceanFirst Foundation establishes Joe Burke Endowed Scholarship at CBA
OceanFirst Foundation has established the Joe Burke Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Christian Brothers Academy. Burke was a 1965 graduate of the private, Catholic, academic preparatory school for boys located in Lincroft. More ...
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Morris Hall-St. Lawrence nets $80K from Philly Pops concert
With more than 1,200 patrons attending Oct. 6, the annual Philly Pops concert at the Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial, for the benefit of St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and Morris Hall, Lawrenceville, raised almost $80,000 – a sum that will greatly assist charity care provided for the institutions’ patients and residents. More ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Holy Cross School excels at CBA Model UN Conference
The Holy Cross School Model United Nations team was named Best Small Delegation at the middle school invitational Model UN Conference held Nov. 2 at Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft. More ...
Saturday, November 17, 2018
State music competition finalists hail from Mater Dei Prep
Two students of Mater Dei Prep, Middletown, were named Nov. 2 as finalists for the Algonquin Arts Theater Rising Stars – a classical music competition that culminates in the group of finalists giving a concert Nov. 14 in the Algonquin Arts Theater, Manasquan. More ...
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Diabetes Day event in Trenton Nov. 17
In recognition of World Diabetes Day, St. Francis Medical Center’s Diabetes Management program will hold a free diabetes education event Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in the medical center located at 600 Hamilton Ave., Trenton. More ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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