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Msgr. Arnister marks 40th anniversary as a priest
Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., right, congratulates Msgr. Edward Arnister on his 40th anniversary of priestly ordination. Msgr. Arnister celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving and then a dinner was held in his honor. Courtesy photo
Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., right, congratulates Msgr. Edward Arnister on his 40th anniversary of priestly ordination. Msgr. Arnister celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving and then a dinner was held in his honor. Courtesy photo
Msgr. Edward J. Arnister, pastor of St. Rose Parish, Belmar, marked the 40th anniversary of his priestly ordination May 19 with a Mass of Thanksgiving and followed by a dinner. More ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Strokes of Genius
From first-time artists to seasoned painters, more than 30 faithful turned out May 8 for a painting fundraiser for the Rosary Altar Society in St. Joseph Parish, Toms River.From first-time artists to seasoned painters, more than 30 faithful turned out May 8 for a painting fundraiser for the Rosary Altar Society in St. Joseph Parish, Toms River. More ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Moment In History
Fourth-graders in St. Paul School, Princeton, regaled classmates and families May 15 with their “Jersey Day” presentations on historic places of interest across the Garden State. More ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Holy Cross hosts annual math contest
It’s not difficult to tally up the many reasons Holy Cross Prep Academy’s annual middle school mathematics competition benefits its competitors. More ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Reaching Out from Ohio to New Jersey
For two days during their Easter break, students from Lake Catholic High School, Mentor, Ohio, participated in a New Jersey Immersion Trip where they participated in service projects in agencies around the Trenton Diocese. More ...
Sunday, May 12, 2019
A Little Help from My Friends
Through the generosity of community members who wished to share the joy of Easter with others, the Mount Carmel Guild, Trenton, distributed hundreds of Easter baskets to families whose resources are limited. More ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Young chess team makes fine showing at national tournament
Easter break held a lot of excitement for the fledgling chess team from St. Mary School, Middletown, as representatives and their families traveled to Dallas, to compete in the United States Chess Federation Junior High School National Tournament, held April 25 -28. More ...
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Special blessings help drive people to more faith opportunities

As a way to spiritually gather people, Father Richard Osborn, parochial vicar of St. Mary Parish, Middletown, looks for opportunities to hold special blessing ceremonies. One such occasion would be the blessing of homes, and another is the one he held the afternoon of April 27 – the blessing of vehicles.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
School's Math Club earns Gold Level Status
Holy Cross School, Rumson, recently achieved Gold Level Status in the National Math Club. More ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Grant-ing a Wish
PNC Bank employees presented the CYO of Mercer County with a $3,000 grant from the bank’s “Grow Up Great Program” during a recent visit to the organization’s Broad Street Center. More ...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
We Can Be Heroes
Eighth-grade Confirmation candidates from Epiphany Parish, Brick, enjoy a faith exercise during the “Be the Hero” retreat, led by Zach Morris, a student in The Catholic University of America, Washington, who is earning a bachelor of arts degree in theology and religious studies with a pastoral ministry certificate. More ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
NASA rep shows St. Rose students vastness of space
When science teacher Karen Blaser came across the NASA Ambassador program, she knew immediately it would give her fifth and sixth grade students a great boost in their understanding of space. More ...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Good Works For A Worthy Cause
After work hours April 5, more than two dozen Diocesan Chancery staff members enjoyed a Friday evening of fun and fellowship when they participated in a painting fundraiser to benefit El Centro, a program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton. More ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Candidates retreat with Our Mother
Men who are preparing to serve as deacons in the Diocese gathered for a retreat March 9-11 in Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, Doylestown, Pa. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
St. Rose students recognized in regional poetry contest
Student winners hailing from St. Rose Grammar School, Belmar, were recognized recently for their original works in the regional Catholic Daughters of the Americas Poetry Competition. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
CBA hosts 60th annual father-son Communion breakfast
For 60 years, Christian Brothers Academy has upheld an annual tradition in which students and their fathers come together for Mass and breakfast. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Rumson fifth grader wins NJNG contest
Each year, New Jersey Natural Gas’s Conserve to Preserve program challenges students to practice energy conservation and to encourage conservation in their communities as part of their Kids and Conservation initiative. More ...
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Cohort parishes bond during murder mystery
A murder happened between two parishes, but in a fun kind of way... More ...
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Federation marks late priest's memory with scholarship presentation
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
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

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