CATHOLIC PHYSICIANS SPONSOR COMMUNION BREAKFAST

The South Jersey Catholic Medical Association held its Annual Communion Breakfast on Sunday, March 12th at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden.  The morning began with a Mass at the hospital Chapel celebrated by Fr. Jeffrey Cesarone, Chaplain at St. Mary’s Nursing Home, Cherry Hill and the spiritual...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

March begins our time of season transition and we begin to see warmer temperatures and longer hours of daylight.  It’s that time that Lent has begun and we prepare ourselves for the celebration of Easter next month.  As we move from the ashes to the empty tomb, our souls are...

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2017 WORLD DAY OF THE SICK

Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, marked the 25th celebration of World Day of the Sick.  On this day, the Universal Church takes time to pray for the sick and for those who serve every day to alleviate their sufferings.  Saint Pope John Paul II...

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VITALITY CELEBRATES STEPHEN MINISTRY

On December 26th, the Feast of St. Stephen, nearly 100 Stephen Ministers from across the Diocese gathered at the Church of the Holy Family in Sewell, to celebrate a special mass and share time together in fellowship and networking.  Father Robert Hughes, Vicar General, Diocese of Camden, and a strong...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – DEACON JERRY

February: A Month Short on Days, But Long on Celebrations February, even though the shortest month on the calendar, stands tall in the monthly line up of celebrations, honors and awareness raising. Along with February being Black History Month and Heart Health Awareness Month, the month also honors two great...

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A MESSAGE FROM DEACON JERRY – VITALITY YEAR IN REVIEW

VITALity Brings Catholic Healthcare Support Services to South Jersey.     As we complete our first year of service as VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services, we are happy to share with you in this, our first Annual Report, the results of our efforts in bringing home and parish based healthcare services to our...

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MINISTRY WITH THE DEAF HOSTS THANKSGIVING FEAST

On Sunday, November 13th, the Ministry With the Deaf held their Thanksgiving Feast in McDaid Hall, at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Haddon Township.  Guests were treated to turkey and a variety of home cooked dishes, along with a table full of cakes, pies and goodies. After dinner, for those who...

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A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM DEACON JERRY

As we approach Christmas Day and the celebration of the birth of our Savior, I am happy to share with you a few thoughts as we also celebrate the first year of VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services of the Diocese of Camden. Our hearts and minds are certainly fixed on the...

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VITALITY AND THE SOUTH JERSEY CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CELEBRATE THE ANNUAL WHITE MASS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

On Sunday, October 23rd, VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services, along with the South Jersey Catholic Medical Association, celebrated their annual White Mass for Healthcare Workers.  The principal celebrant was Bishop Dennis Sullivan. Following the mass, the bishop was joined by Gerald Burke, president of the South Jersey Catholic Medical Association, to...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

November is traditionally a month on the Catholic calendar to honor and pray for the dead.  For all who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith. However, November is also the month that we pay special attention and recognize those among us who are giving of themselves...

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