Thomas Mary ends career at Archdiocese
Thomas Mary Salerno has announced her resignation as Chancellor effective
Sister will become Administrator of Maris Stella, the retreat and
vacation center owned by her congregation, the Sisters of Charity
of St. Elizabeth. Maris Stella is at Harvey Cedars on Long Beach
Sister Thomas Mary began her Administrative service in the Archdiocese
of Newark in 1978.
years later she was appointed executive director of the Office of
Personnel in Ministry which included the Offices of Priest Personnel,
Permanent Deacons, Retired Priests, Delegate for Religious, Continuing
Education of Priests, Campus Ministry, Healthcare personnel and
Trinity Parish welcomes Portuguese
Catholics recently walked in solemn procession from Epiphany Parish
to Holy Trinity Parish in Newark to symbolize their move to the
smaller church, which traditionally has been Lithuanian.
The new Portuguese members, carrying statues of their favorite
saints in procession to their new church, were met by several
remaining members of the parish. Greeting the faithful was Msgr.
George C. Lutz, the new pastor of Holy Trinity Parish.
Father Clement Krug, a Redemptorist priest serving as parish administrator,
led the Portuguese and Lithuanians into Holy Trinity’s parish
hall where the new members were welcomed. Father Krug led all
of the parishioners back into the upper church for Benediction
of the Blessed Sacrament.
community reaches out
religious community of Garfield joined forces this summer to let
young people know when life gets difficult there are viable options
Our Lady of Mount Virgin Parish has been in the forefront of “No
Regrets,” an all-day youth summit held at Boilermaker Field.
“We had about 1600 kids come by this year, and hopefully we’ll
be able to have the same kind of success next year,” said
Phil Sanzari, a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin and one
of the co-coordinators of the youth summit.
well represented at WYD 2002
THE WELCOMING CEREMONY— Young adults, part of the large
contingent from the Archdiocese of Newark that traveled to
Toronto for World Youth Day, at the welcoming ceremony for
Pope John Paul II. Second from the right against the fence
is Brian Hyland, Director of the Young Adult Ministry. The
Catholic Advocate was in Toronto. Complete coverage can be
found on pages 12, 14 and 15.
of thousands of people crowded wherever space allowed to hear the
words of Pope John Paul II during the World Youth Day program in
Toronto. The week-long event drew young people from all over the
world, with the Pope arriving Thursday to share in the celebration
of faith, hope, prayer, and peace.
“Too many lives begin and end without joy, without hope,”
said Pope John Paul in his opening remarks at a Thursday evening
service. “This is one of the principal reasons for World Youth
Day. Young people are coming together to commit themselves in the
strength of their faith in Jesus Christ, to the great cause of peace
and human solidarity.”
Peace and Good Corner’
FOR BUSINESS —
Ernest Abad and Father Joseph Petrillo open the gift shop
during the Christmas season last year.
John and Ann Pflug
parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in West Orange have wished
for a religious gift shop for many years. Thanks to our new pastor,
Father Joseph Petrillo, it has become a reality.
The gift shop called “The Peace and Good Corner,” regularly
stocks rosary beads, Bibles, statues, prayer books, and many other
types of religious gift items.