Committee Reports

Bishop O’Connell Homily At Religious Freedom Mass

The following video is the homily delivered by Bishop David M. O’Connell at the Mass preceeding the “Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally” held on June 8th.  This rally was held to protest the the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that forces all employer health plans to include free contraceptives, sterilizations and […]

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Project Crossmaglen – A Colourful Past, a Colourful Future!

The AOH State Boards of New York and New Jersey are proud to co-sponsor the Project Crossmaglen presentation at Harbour Lights on Wednesday May 2nd at 530pm. Harbour Lights is located on the 3rd floor of Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport (corner of South and Fulton Streets in Lower Manhattan). This event is […]

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Congressional Hearing On Northern Ireland

Widow, Human Rights Activists Call for Northern Ireland Justice Witnesses: ‘Peace is fragile because British Good Friday Agreement Commitments have not been kept’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – Geraldine Finucane, widow of murdered human rights attorney Patrick Finucane, led a group of witnesses who testified Wednesday before a congressional hearing on human rights in Northern Ireland chaired […]

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Easter Message From AOH National Chaplain

When the disciples and the holy women arrived at the tomb on Easter morning, they found that the tomb was empty. This was not good news; in fact it was bad news, disturbing news. They thought that the tomb had been desecrated and that the body of Jesus had been stolen. Even when the angel […]

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President’s Message – March 2012

Brothers: I hope that you all had a very enjoyable St Patrick’s Season; I had the chance to meet with many divisions and brothers over the last month and enjoyed the “craic”. Last parade is this Saturday in Burlington/Mt Holly 1pm start; close out the season in style and stop by. MAJOR DEGREE Sunday April […]

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U.S. Helsinki Commission To Hold Hearing On Human Rights In Northern Ireland

WASHINGTON–The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) announced today the following hearing: Prerequisites for Progress in Northern Ireland Wednesday, March 21, 2012 2:00 p.m. Rm. 2247 Rayburn House Office Building After decades of political violence, the 1998 Good Friday Agreement began a new era of improved security and the promise of […]

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Catholic Men for Jesus Christ Event

The NJ State Board was a proud sponsor of the recent Catholic men for Jesus Christ held at St Raphael’s Church in Hamilton NJ. State Catholic Action John Keane was instrumental in the sponsorship of this event. State Organizer and Marshall Pat Jockel and Jim McNally manned a membership table and collected applications from many […]

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Catholic Action Report – Feb 2012

The U.S. Bishops issued a firm response this evening to the White House’s proposed “accommodation” to the HHS contraception mandate: “Rescission as the only complete solution.” The mission of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops remains unchanged: The president “has decided to retain HHS’s nationwide mandate of insurance coverage of sterilization and contraception, including some abortifacients,” the conference statement notes. […]

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Catholic Men For Jesus Conference

The NJAOH is one of the sponsors of the Catholic Men For Jesus Conference that will be held on Feb 25th, at Saint Raphel Holy Angels Parish (3500 South Broad St, Hamilton, NJ 08610).  This event’s theme is “Champions of Faith” and will feature Bishop David O’Connell,  Patrick Madrid (National Speaker/Author), Fr. Jonathan Morris (Priest & News Commentator), and Darrell Miller […]

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Support Right To Life

On Monday January 23rd I attended the NJ Right to Life Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral in Trenton and the rally for life at the State House. Almost 700 people were at the rally. Speakers from Assemblyman, State Senators, congressional aides, preachers, priests, activists, students and an adoptive mother and child addressed the crowd. I […]

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