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RBC English teacher spends summer inspiring young writers
Beth Boylan, second from right, and her students check out books at the Chelsea Market Bookstore in NYC. Red Bank Catholic High School’s Facebook photo
Beth Boylan, second from right, and her students check out books at the Chelsea Market Bookstore in NYC. Red Bank Catholic High School’s Facebook photo
Beth Boylan, English teacher and department chair in Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank has spent a portion of her summer at The School of the New York Times Summer Academy. More ...
Friday, August 16, 2019

In Service to Others
St. Gregory the Great Council, Knights of Columbus, Hamilton, installed new officers during a gathering Aug. 6. More ...
Friday, August 9, 2019
Job Well Done
Father Michael McClane, pastor of St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, presents an inscribed brick to Knights of Columbus member Mike Frank in appreciation for his 12 years as the parish’s food pantry director. More ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
CCDOT's Laó-Collins chosen as 'parade godmother'
Marlene Laó-Collins, executive director for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, will be honored as “parade godmother” for the annual Puerto Rican Parade Aug. 17 in Trenton. More ...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
New field hockey coach for Mater Dei Prep
Krista Portelli has been named the new head field hockey coach for Mater Dei Prep, Middletown. More ...
Friday, July 19, 2019
New director of guidance for RBC
Red Bank Catholic High School announced that Patricia Hendricks has been named the school’s new director of guidance. More ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
One Nation Under God
The Knights of Columbus Bishop Griffin Fourth Degree Assembly and the Bishop Ahr Fourth Degree Assembly proudly raised the American flag on Flag Day June 14 at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Mercer County Park, West Windsor. More ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
CYO receives generous donation
Mercer County CYO executive director, Tom Mladenetz, recently accepts a $2,500 check from Investors Bank Yardville Branch manager, Cecilee Abney. More ...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Tripping the Light Fantastic
The thespians of Red Bank Catholic High School earned accolades for their musical production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” May 22 during the 14th annual Basie Awards at Count Basie Theater, Red Bank. More ...
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Solving The Crime
Forensic science students in Red Bank Catholic High School, Red Bank, tested their abilities in the field, where a mock crime scene was set to be processed and analyzed. More ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Msgr. Arnister marks 40th anniversary as a priest
Msgr. Edward J. Arnister, pastor of St. Rose Parish, Belmar, marked the 40th anniversary of his priestly ordination May 19 with a Mass of Thanksgiving and followed by a dinner. More ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Strokes of Genius
From first-time artists to seasoned painters, more than 30 faithful turned out May 8 for a painting fundraiser for the Rosary Altar Society in St. Joseph Parish, Toms River.From first-time artists to seasoned painters, more than 30 faithful turned out May 8 for a painting fundraiser for the Rosary Altar Society in St. Joseph Parish, Toms River. More ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Moment In History
Fourth-graders in St. Paul School, Princeton, regaled classmates and families May 15 with their “Jersey Day” presentations on historic places of interest across the Garden State. More ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Holy Cross hosts annual math contest
It’s not difficult to tally up the many reasons Holy Cross Prep Academy’s annual middle school mathematics competition benefits its competitors. More ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Reaching Out from Ohio to New Jersey
For two days during their Easter break, students from Lake Catholic High School, Mentor, Ohio, participated in a New Jersey Immersion Trip where they participated in service projects in agencies around the Trenton Diocese. More ...
Sunday, May 12, 2019
A Little Help from My Friends
Through the generosity of community members who wished to share the joy of Easter with others, the Mount Carmel Guild, Trenton, distributed hundreds of Easter baskets to families whose resources are limited. More ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Young chess team makes fine showing at national tournament
Easter break held a lot of excitement for the fledgling chess team from St. Mary School, Middletown, as representatives and their families traveled to Dallas, to compete in the United States Chess Federation Junior High School National Tournament, held April 25 -28. More ...
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Special blessings help drive people to more faith opportunities

As a way to spiritually gather people, Father Richard Osborn, parochial vicar of St. Mary Parish, Middletown, looks for opportunities to hold special blessing ceremonies. One such occasion would be the blessing of homes, and another is the one he held the afternoon of April 27 – the blessing of vehicles.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
School's Math Club earns Gold Level Status
Holy Cross School, Rumson, recently achieved Gold Level Status in the National Math Club. More ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Grant-ing a Wish
PNC Bank employees presented the CYO of Mercer County with a $3,000 grant from the bank’s “Grow Up Great Program” during a recent visit to the organization’s Broad Street Center. More ...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
We Can Be Heroes
Eighth-grade Confirmation candidates from Epiphany Parish, Brick, enjoy a faith exercise during the “Be the Hero” retreat, led by Zach Morris, a student in The Catholic University of America, Washington, who is earning a bachelor of arts degree in theology and religious studies with a pastoral ministry certificate. More ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
NASA rep shows St. Rose students vastness of space
When science teacher Karen Blaser came across the NASA Ambassador program, she knew immediately it would give her fifth and sixth grade students a great boost in their understanding of space. More ...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Good Works For A Worthy Cause
After work hours April 5, more than two dozen Diocesan Chancery staff members enjoyed a Friday evening of fun and fellowship when they participated in a painting fundraiser to benefit El Centro, a program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton. More ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Candidates retreat with Our Mother
Men who are preparing to serve as deacons in the Diocese gathered for a retreat March 9-11 in Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, Doylestown, Pa. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
St. Rose students recognized in regional poetry contest
Student winners hailing from St. Rose Grammar School, Belmar, were recognized recently for their original works in the regional Catholic Daughters of the Americas Poetry Competition. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
CBA hosts 60th annual father-son Communion breakfast
For 60 years, Christian Brothers Academy has upheld an annual tradition in which students and their fathers come together for Mass and breakfast. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019

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