John Keane - NJAOH Catholic Action Chairman

Monmouth County Board Confraternity of Our Lady of Knock Mass

The Monmouth County Board will begin a first Saturday morning Mass society ( Confraternity of Our Lady of Knock) This society will be used to assist in more clearly identifying our heritage and our faith as a Catholic order. The hope is to have as many Hibernians ( Brothers, sisters, and their families) as possible […]

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Catholic Action Report May 2013

After researching this a bit, I discovered that St. Ignatius himself used to send people forth on mission with the injunction “ite, omnia incendite et inflammate” – “Go, set the whole world on fire and in flame.” He did this especially for those going forth on foreign mission, such as Francis Xavier when he departed […]

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Jan 2013 Catholic Action Report

Ash Wednesday Feb 13, 2013 Good Friday of The Passion of the Lord March 29, 2013 The Resurrection of the Lord March 31, 2013 Congratulations to Division 2 Monmouth on their success on 7 th annual Polar Bear Plunge for Catholic Schools. This year’s event raised over $130,000 for Catholic education. If your division is […]

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Catholic Action Report Dec 2012

The spirit of life that Advent gives us is twofold; it looks back to the first coming of Christ at Bethlehem, and it looks to the future when Christ will come again. In the interval between these two events we find meaning for our life as a Christian. In 1963 Thomas Merton wrote an essay […]

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Catholic Action – Day of Caring

I want thank all the Division Brothers that where able to help the people of Belmar. It was an Extraordinary day of Caring! As usual there will be many stories told from the day. A special thanks to Jeff O’Brien, Ron Byer, Ron’s Son Christian and his buddy, The ever talented Alex (Piper/Lumberjack) Burke. I […]

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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 Action Speaks Out Against Nast

When we speak of honor many of us associate the term with something special or something that stands above all other things.  Fame, glory and high public esteem are mentioned when we look to the dictionary for proper definition. When we choose to bestow a title these are words that must be identifiable and should be […]

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Catholic Action Report December 2011

I recently was fortunate to attend the Mass of Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest honoring the priestly life of Belfast born Rev. Malachy J. Higgiston, J.VDei.  Fr Malachy lived a life of joy for 88 years. Although I did not speak to Fr Malachy often I was always pleased when I saw the small […]

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