Bishop O'ConnellMost Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M.
10th Bishop of Trenton

Chancery offices will close at noon today in observance of Memorial Day and will re-open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.
Six men to be ordained priests by Bishop O’Connell on June 4

OurDioceseTodayFor six men of the Diocese of Trenton, June 4 will mark the culmination of years — in some cases more than a decade — of formation when they are ordained to the priesthood by Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M.

The Mass of Ordination for Deacon Gregg Leo Loreno Abadilla, Deacon Christopher J. Colavito, Deacon Augusto “Al” Lorenzo Gamalo, Deacon Richard Osborn, Deacon John Michael Patilla and Deacon Daniel McKee Price will begin at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton.

Deacons Abadilla, Colavito, Osborn, Patilla and Price all were ordained as transitional deacons by Bishop O’Connell in May 2015. [continue reading...]

Ch-ch-ch changes: It's that time again

The time for priest assignments and transfers has again arrived. As parishes and other ministries of the Diocese prepare to bid farewell to the priests who are moving to other assignments, and welcoming other, newly-assigned priests, we thought it was timely to re-post a column that Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., had written in the spring of 2012.

Any boss will tell you: dealing with personnel is the most complicated and, at times, the most difficult aspect of management. Why? I guess there are many reasons. [more...]

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