One of the artifacts (see, standing) in the recent exhibit curated by Franciscan Father Gabriel Zeis showed the early roots of The Monitor, once described as the “Official Catholic Weekly of New Jersey.” This front page from 1917 reports on the death of Bishop James A. McFaul, second Bishop of Trenton. John Blaine photo
The arrival each February of Catholic Press Month gives us the opportunity to focus on the ministry of the diocesan newspaper and all that goes with it.
For those who may not be regular readers of The Monitor, we are happy to welcome you to this publication, which, as you can see, brings you a comprehensive collection of stories and features to form, inform and inspire you in your faith.
Two weeks ago, relatively unnoticed behind breathless news coverage of the government shutdown and the Pelosi vs. Trump firefight, New York State’s Reproductive Health Act became law. It deserves serious attention.
As they celebrated their first Christmas in America 150 years ago, our Little Sisters in Baltimore noted that the donations received included “twelve turkeys, four ducks, sixteen chickens and so many other good things that we didn’t know what to do with it all!” More ... Sunday, December 2, 2018