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by Melissa McNally
Jun 27, 2014

Religious community seeks
full-time Business Manager
for all aspects of business office.

This includes but is not limited to full
accounting functions (payroll, payables,
receipts, bookkeeping, taxes,
financial reports and budgets) as
well as working with administration
in contractor negotiations and plant
management. Minimum Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting or equivalent
and 3 years experience in an accounting
position. Must be knowledgeable
regarding Excel, Word,
and accounting software,
preferably CYMA, and be willing
to learn new software as needed.
Salary negotiable.
Please submit resume no later than
July 25th to

Order of Carmelites elect prior provincial and vice provincial
by Melissa McNally
Jun 25, 2014

The members of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Province of the Order of Carmelites have re-elected Very Reverend William J. Harry, O. Carm., to the position of prior provincial for the term of three years. A prior provincial is the major superior in the province, serving as the provinces’ spiritual leader and the official representative of the province to the Carmelite General Curia and to other ecclesial and civic authorities.

Relay race raises money for scholarships
by Melissa McNally
Jun 25, 2014

ROSELLE- The annual Kids Running for Kids Relay Meet, also known as the Kids Meet, was held May 29 at Roselle Catholic High School. Proceeds from the event were donated to the archdiocesan Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children.

Hopeful news for Immaculate Conception High School
by Melissa McNally
Jun 19, 2014

On June 10, the Archdiocese of Newark notified Jo Ann Degnan, principal of Immaculate Conception High School, that the school would be closed on June 30. Since that day, the Board of Trustees, administration and faculty mounted an appeal.

Challenging the culture as we celebrate Independence Day
by By Sister Constance Veit, L.S.P.
Jun 13, 2014

When we observed the Fortnight for Freedom in 2012, I naively thought it would be a one-time event. I assumed that the HHS Contraceptive Mandate would soon be overturned and our congregation of Little Sisters of the Poor would quickly fall out of the public eye. But this month marks our third Fortnight, and our lawsuit against the federal government over the HHS Mandate is still pending as I write this.

Permanent deacons 'special gifts' to U.S. Church
by Melissa McNally
Jun 13, 2014

The 2013-2014 annual survey of permanent deacons in the United States finds the majority are married Caucasians, and the number at retirement age is on the increase. The survey also finds that permanent deacons reflect a greater ethnic mix than priests in general but less of a mix than the general Catholic population. The findings are outlined in “A Portrait of the Permanent Diaconate: A Study for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops 2013-2014.”

Benedictine Academy honors student athletes
by Melissa McNally
Jun 13, 2014

ELIZABETH- Benedictine Academy held its annual Sports Awards Night May 15 at the all-female Catholic college preparatory high school. Players from the school’s sports teams were recognized for their many talents and contributions during this past academic year.


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