'Church Updates' Tagged Posts

'Church Updates' Tagged Posts

From the Pastor’s Desk: A Note About Church Names

Soon after I arrived at St. Damien Parish, I thought that it was important to continue to work to unify the St. Damien community.  One way that I thought we could do this was to stop referring to the three parish worship sites by their old parish names since those parishes do not exist any longer.  However, I came to realize and actually came to understand the importance of those church names to many members of our parish community.  It…

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: All Masses to Be Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

In response to local authorities’ rules and suggestions, Bishop Sullivan has suspended public access to all Masses within the Diocese of Camden effective Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. Mass will still be celebrated at St. Damien Parish and all intentions will be offered, but they will all be closed off to the public. This will continue until further notice. Please stay tuned to our Coronavius page for more updates. More information will follow soon.

Coronavirus: Events Being Postponed or Cancelled at St. Damien Parish

In response to the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, St. Damien Parish will be canceling certain events and large gatherings for the safety and well-being of our parishioners. This list will continue to update if/when new events are canceled. We apologize for any inconveniences these cancellations cause. Please note: all Mass times at our three churches will not be changing. Faith, Food, & Film: March 17, 2020 date has been canceled. March 24 and March 31 dates to be determined.…