Bishop O’Connell’s Catholic Schools Week Mass homily

Editor’s Note: Following is Bishop O’Connell’s homily for Catholic Schools Week, which is Jan. 31-Feb. 6. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop O’Connell in the diocesan Chancery, Lawrenceville, and pre-recorded amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It was streamed Feb. 1 across all diocesan media, including the diocesan YouTube channel.Just a little over one month ago, all Catholics and Christians

Trenton Catholic Academy to close in June; Diocese to offer resources for students to continue Catholic education

Trenton Catholic Academy to close in June; Diocese to offer resources for students to continue Catholic education

In the last 15 years, Trenton Catholic Academy’s Upper and Lower Schools in Hamilton Township have built a strong legacy in the areas of academics, athletics, faith formation and service to the community. With limited funding and resources, the pre-K3 through 12th grade school has successfully served tens of thousands of students from diverse ethnic,

Moorestown teacher named 2020 N.J. Nonpublic School Teacher of Year

Moorestown teacher named 2020 N.J. Nonpublic School Teacher of Year

Suzanne Casey, department head/technology coordinator in Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Moorestown, has been named New Jersey’s Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year for 2020. The annual competition is sponsored by the New Jersey Council for American Private Education. Casey will receive the award during an online presentation Dec. 15. “Nonpublic schoolteachers play a