Outbreak not stopping Catholic Charities from helping the homeless
While many people in New Jersey are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds are still sleeping on the streets or in shelters.
‘Quarantined Catholics’ talk show keeps college students engaged
Just as students and faculty from Montclair State University were enjoying spring break, a global pandemic became local. The team decided to produce a talk show on Facebook Live called ‘Quarantined Catholics.’
Parish responds to crisis by creating a new ministry
At Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in South Orange, a new ministry has been born out of the coronavirus crisis. It’s called Homebound Connections. It started with parishioners simply wanting to help fellow parishioners.
Parish soup kitchen finding new ways to serve those in need during pandemic
With many surrounding organizations shutting its doors amid the coronavirus outbreak, St. John’s Soup Kitchen in Newark remains one of the few places still open.
Cardinal Tobin Brings Mass to Faithful Via Livestream Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Archbishop of Newark, celebrated Mass in a small Newark chapel Sunday for a live social media broadcast intended to nourish the faithful affected by the suspension of Sunday Mass amid the Coronavirus pandemic.