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

‘Behold, I Make All Things New’

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

I don’t like change. There, I said it. And the older I get, the less I like it. That having been said, I have to admit that “change” seems to be the only constant in our world. Look in the mirror sometime. When I do, I often say to myself “where did you come from?”

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The Chancery offices are now closed in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 26. God Bless.
Pastoral Center Summer Hours | May 22 to Sept. 4

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Friday: 9 a.m. to Noon
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED.

Annual Charismatic Renewal rally, retreat planned for June 13

May 22, 2015 - With the charismatic “Spirit” for which it has become known, the Diocese of Trenton’s annual Rally and Retreat Day is slated for June 13, bringing together a rich mix of ethnic communities of the Charismatic Renewal in an experience of unity, praise and worship.

Following up on last year’s first-time event, “Come and Rejoice in the Lord” is again expected to draw a crowd large enough to fill the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove. [continue reading...]

A tradition of generosity

May 13, 2015 - The faithful of the Diocese of Trenton were recently recognized for their generous support by two important organizations in the Church. [continue reading...]

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photo1073The Shepherd's Voice with Bishop David M. O'Connell airs on the First Friday of each month from 3:00 - 4:00 PM. Bishop O'Connell begins the program with a teaching and a brief commentary. Jim & Cheryl Manfredonia facilitate the hour. The program will repeat on First Friday night at 10:00 PM, the following Saturday at 4:00 PM, Sunday at 10:00 AM and Monday at 8:00 AM.

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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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