Newspaper of the Diocese of Trenton, serving the Catholic community in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
One of the most sacred sites in Christianity – the tomb of Jesus – is the focus of The Monitor’s latest front page. This cover story reports on the restoration of the tomb (known as the Edicule) now completed just weeks before Easter and the throngs of visitors who will be lining up to see it.
The issue of immigration is front and center in this issue as well, with Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., recently speaking at a local workshop for immigrants where he blessed them and offered words of encouragement to sustain them through times of fear and worry. This local outreach came at the same time that the U.S. Bishops issued a pastoral reflection asking all U.S. Catholics to accompany and support immigrants and refugees in any way they can, and The Monitor brings you that story as well.
The March 23rd issue is also brimming with content for the young and the young at heart. Highlights include: