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|Just for All dinner April 25|
John L. Allen, Jr., senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Catholic Charities Diocese of Camden “Justice for ALL” Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 25, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Adelphia Grand Ballroom in Deptford.
2013 has been a year of extraordinary news from Rome. Mr. Allen will provide analysis and perspective on the events that included the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis, who has galvanized the world with his statements on social justice and the obligation of Catholics to care for the poor and vulnerable.
Besides his work with the National Catholic Reporter, Allen’s writings have appeared [ ... ]
|2013 Justice for ALL Guest Speaker|
Vatican correspondent to speak at Justice for ALL dinner-April 25
John Allen, prize-winning senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and the Senior Vatican Analyst for CNN, will speak at this year’s annual Justice for All Dinner on Thursday, April 25. Sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Camden, the dinner will be held at the Adelphia Ballroom in Deptford.
Allen is the author of seven best-selling books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs, and writes frequently on the church for major national and international publications. He’s also a popular speaker on Catholic affairs, both in the United States and abroad.
Kevin Hickey, executive director of Catholi [ ... ]
|Join us for a Lenten Experience with Jacques Kaboré -March 4|
Jacques Kaboré, Director of the Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) program for Catholic Relief Services in Burkina Faso, is visiting the United States this Lent to share his personal story and show how participation in CRS Rice Bowl is helping bring innovative programs and approaches to stop hunger in poor communities overseas.
Mr. Kaboré will be at Paul VI High School (Auditorium, 901 Hopkins Road, Haddonfield) on Monday, March 4 at 7 PM. All are welcome!
For more information, contact 856-308-0497 or Christine.email@example.com
|Catholic Charities and the Camden Asset Network to Hold Kickoff Event|
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden has joined The Camden Asset Network (CAN), a new collaboration of nonprofit agencies, educational institutions, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, and the Internal Revenue Service. The Camden Asset Network is a new coalition of community organizations with the shared goal of building financial stability and increasing access to free tax preparation within Camden County. The Network will hold a kickoff event on Thursday, December 13 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Camden Conference Center at Camden County College, 601 Cooper Street Camden, 08102 to celebrate the launch of their asset building campaign.
CAN provides free income [ ... ]
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, continues its work in long-term recovery with two staff dedicated full time to working with people affected by the storm, with two other staff also providing assistance. The Agency’s Assistant Director, Jennifer Dyer, has assumed responsibility for the management of Catholic Charities’ Hurricane Sandy recovery program.
Catholic Charities staff are participating in 7 long-term recovery groups, which are organized within each of the six counties of the diocese as well as in Atlantic City.
Of the 12 most heavily impacted counties in New Jersey, four of them are within the Diocese of Camden and include Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem counties; along with Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Atlantic County is among the three most heavily impacted counties in New Jersey.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden will also be participating with its four sister agencies in New Jersey in a New Jersey funded Disaster Case Management Program. This grant award was announced on Friday afternoon, March 22 by Governor Christie. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton will be the lead agency and sub-contract with its four partners. In the Camden Diocese, we expect to receive up to 7 case managers as a result of this grant.
If you were affected by the storm and need assistance please call the Hurricane Sandy Assistance Hotline at 856-342-4145. This number remains active and is the best way for anyone affected by the storm to contact us.