The Neighborhood Center in Passaic exists to provide a space to empower women. In this peaceful and safe environment, women can express their needs, discover community resources to fulfill their needs and strengthen themselves and their families through educational growth.
The Diocese uses an independent company with a confidential reporting system for potential problems with financial or ethical practices.
Diocesan Seminarian Winstone Arradaza is studying to be a priest for the Diocese of Paterson. He spent the summer on assignment at St. Thomas Parish, Oak Ridge and St. John Vianney Parish, Stockholm before returning to his priesthood studies at Mount St. Mary’s, Emmitsburg, Md. Some of the video footage shows Winstone in a volunteer capacity with diocesan Catholic Charities "DPD" - Department for Persons with Disabilities.
St. Thomas the Apostle and St. John Vianney parishioners prepared home cooked meals and delivered them to the pantry at Father English Center in Paterson.
Pope Francis has dedicated this year (Nov 30, 2014 – Feb 2, 2016) to the vocation of consecrated life in the Church. He has invited the entire Church to come to a deeper appreciation of the charisms of sainted founders/foundresses and to draw closer to Religious in their lives of prayer and ministry.
The Consecretated Life Blog will keep you up to date on the activities of the over 600 women and men in this life form, in the Diocese.
Pope Francis urges us to be "experts in communion"