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A Prayer for Spiritual Communion

Jesus, I know and believe in your real presence in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist. It is you I desire to love and receive above all things. As I am unable to receive your sacramental presence now, come and be with me in heart and soul. Let my entire self be united with you as I welcome you again and know your loving embrace. Amen

Coronavirus: What Churches Are Open at St. Damien Parish?

In the midst of all the chaos surrounding the drastic measures the Diocese of Camden is taking to combat the Coronavirus, many are wondering what the status of St. Damien Parish and its churches is. Here’s a simple breakdown of each of them. St. Frances Cabrini (2nd & Atlantic Ave.) Closed to the public until further notice. No activities or events will take place. St. Augustine Church (13th & Wesley Ave.) Open to the public during Exposition of the Blessed…

Coronavirus: What Happens to the Bulletin?

Hey guys – Max here, bulletin editor and webmaster of St. Damien Parish. As I’m sure you’ve all heard, Bishop Sullivan suspended public access of daily and weekend Mass for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus concerns. This is leaving a lot of people with a lot of questions, and I’d like to take this opportunity to answer one of them: what happens to the bulletin? The soul purpose of a weekly church bulletin is to inform parishioners about ongoing…

The Story of St. Patrick

Centuries ago, when Britain was ruled by Rome, there was a young boy named Patrick, who lived in Britain with his family. Although Patrick’s parents raised him as a Christian, he didn’t take their teachings seriously. He preferred to follow the sinful ways of the other youths. Patrick continued in this way of life until one day he was captured by a band of marauders from Ireland, who made him go as a slave back to their own country. They…