The Pastoral Center is now for closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30 at 9:00 a.m. Have a Blessed Thanksgiving!

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

Focus on Hispanic ministry in the DoT

OurDioceseTodayHow to better serve the growing Hispanic community within our parishes is the focus this week, as the Diocese welcomes Dr. Hosffman Ospino to deliver two presentations to priests, staff and lay ministers Nov. 20 and 21. [continued reading...].

Family facilitates the spread of gratitude
and thanksgiving

A message from Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M.

Thanksgiving has arrived once again, and our families gather from near and far to celebrate this annual feast. The important word there is “families.” This past year, as Catholics, our attention has been focused on family life.

Both the World Meeting of Families in neighboring Philadelphia during September, and the Synod of Bishops that followed in Rome, underscored the family as the center of human society. [continue reading...]

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The Diocese of Trenton is committed to the initiatives outlined in the U.S. Bishop's Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in regard to the reporting and investigation of sexual abuse allegations involving minors.
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