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February 24, 2021
Born into slavery in Missouri in 1854, Augustine (Augustus) Tolton was baptized into his mother’s Catholic faith. This required the cooperation of his parents’ “owners,” who were Catholic. The wife...
February 24, 2021
There are many wonderful folks who have visited the Archdiocese of Newark. A few of them, such as Mother Theresa and Pope John Paul II, are canonized saints, some are on the way to canonization, and...
February 24, 2021
In 1989, Sister Thea Bowman visited Seton Hall University and addressed the American Bishops Conference meeting there. In her talk she spoke of the experience of the Black Catholics in the United...
February 23, 2021
The first Africans to come to what would become the United States were brought as slaves. Although African slavery is most often associated with the southern states, slavery was legal in many of the...
February 23, 2021
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Even with many recent hopeful signs on vaccinations and the reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases, there is no date certain at which the coronavirus pandemic will be declared...
February 23, 2021
Scotch Plains, N.J. - Union Catholic demonstrated its flexibility, resiliency, and superior technological advances when the school recently navigated its way through an unprecedented set of...
February 16, 2021
Ash Wednesday and Lent are a time to recall that new life emerges from the ashes and that spring blossoms from the bleakness of winter, said a noted Italian theologian. And when people...
February 12, 2021
Township of Washington, NJ — In celebration of Black History Month, members of Immaculate Heart Academy’s Black Culture Club set up an outstanding exhibit in the school’s main lobby featuring “Black...
February 12, 2021
ADMNISTRATORS Reverend Joseph A. Furnaguera has been appointed Temporary Administrator of Saint Paul the Apostle Parish, Jersey City, effective February 1, 2021. Reverend Kajetan Klein has been...
February 12, 2021
Around this time every year, we celebrate Catholic Schools Week with our Catholic School community and show our town community what is so unique and special about a Catholic education through...

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February 2, 2021
Hace algún tiempo se hizo viral un intercambio entre el entonces rey de España Don Juan Carlos y Hugo Chávez en una de las cumbres iberoamericanas. El rey regañó a Chávez diciéndole “¿por qué no te...
February 2, 2021
Todos hemos podido ver en las imágenes y leer en sus palabras el gran cariño que el Papa Francisco tiene por los ancianos. No pierde oportunidad para salir en defensa de las personas mayores, con...
February 2, 2021
Con ocasión del 150 aniversario de la declaración de San José como patrono de la iglesia católica, el Papa Francisco nos invitó a celebrar un año dedicado al esposo de Maria,  desde el 8 de diciembre...
February 2, 2021
Estoy seguro de que si hacemos una encuesta entre los hispanos de nuestras parroquias sobre lo que ellos consideran una prioridad, nos dirían que desean oportunidades de formación religiosa. Y lo sé...
January 25, 2021
CIUDAD DEL VATICANO (CNS) -- En la era de la comunicación instantánea y las noticias falsas, los periodistas --como todos los demás-- deben recuperar la práctica de salir y verificar la información...

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