Episcopal appointments announced for 2016
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following clergy appointments for 2016. All appointments are effective July 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted.
Rev. Msgr. Ralph W. Stansley retiring as pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, West Trenton.
Rev. Ronald J. Cioffi retiring as pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Keyport.
Rev. Michael T. McClane to adjutant judicial vicar, in addition to current assignment as pastor, St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square. [MORE...]
Bishop calls Amoris Laetitia rich with scripture, tradition
A message from Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., Bishop of Trenton:
The Holy Father Pope Francis has issued his long awaited apostolic exhortation, following the two Synods of Bishops held in Rome during the past two years. Entitled “Amoris Laetitia,” or “The Joy of Love,” Pope Francis takes this opportunity to summarize his thoughts and reflections about the deliberations of both Synods, especially the gathering of 2015. As Bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, I would like to share some of my own thoughts with you. [continue reading ...]
A PDF of "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love") is available here.