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

Pray for seminarians
on retreat this week
OurDioceseTodayPlease keep in prayer the seminarians of the Diocese of Trenton who are on retreat this week in Loyola Jesuit Center, Morristown.

The retreat, held about this time each year, provides seminarians of the Diocese with an opportunity for prayer, spiritual growth and fellowship with their fellow seminarians and some of the priests of the Diocese. Each day consists of Mass, Adoration, individual prayer, conferences and time for reflection. [Continue reading ... ]

Diocese of Trenton pilgrims participate in World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland
Please join us in praying for the 14 young adults and two priests making the pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day 2016 as representatives of the Diocese of Trenton. The official prayer of World Youth Day 2016 can be found at the link. [Continue reading ... ]

Young Adult Mass | July 17, 2016

Faith in Our Future Monthly Update | July 2016

Preliminary recommendations issued for parish changes, Cohorts to discuss and respond

DoT_FaithInOurFuture_FN_nl2Faith in Our Future, the pastoral planning process that has been underway across the Diocese of Trenton since Fall 2015, calls for each of the 107 parishes involved to pursue a new course that will lead to stronger faith communities and more effective ministry.

This month, these parishes covering Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties, are getting a clearer idea of what that new course might look like following the issuance of preliminary recommendations by the Diocesan Planning Commission. [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.
If you have been sexually abused as a minor by a member of the clergy or anyone representing the Catholic Church, or if you know of someone who was, you can report that abuse through the diocesan Abuse Hotline.

To report the sexual abuse of minors call our hotline 1-888-296-2965 or email us at

promiseProtect_NEW_artPlease note: The Diocese of Trenton reports any allegations of sexual abuse to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. Anyone with an allegation is also encouraged to provide that information to local law enforcement authorities.
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