Catholic Action

AOH Brother Leads $1M Effort That Saved Mater Dei

An announcement of a Catholic School closure is usually a certain death sentence, however one AOH brother was determined to not allow this to happen to his alma mater and lead the effort to save Mater Dei. In early February Fr. Jeff Kegley, pastor of Saint Mary’s parish, announced Mater Dei Prep would close at […]

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AOH Brother Leads Effort To Save Catholic School

One of the most recent Catholic Schools to face the threat of closure is Mater Dei Prep in Middletown.   AOH brother and Mater Dei Alumni, Jim Shaw, has been tasked with leading the charge to raise the funds to save the school.  Jim is the primary organizer behind the annual Polar Plunge for Catholic […]

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AOH Sponsors Catholic Men For Jesus Christ Conference

The AOH is one of the sponsors for the Catholic Men For Jesus Christ (CMJC) conference.  This is an annual conference that strives to bring men together to build each other up, support one another, and challenge one another on our spiritual journeys to become the men that we are created and called to be. […]

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Keeping Christ in Christmas

Every year over the past few years, Monmouth 2 and their local KofC Council team up to post a very visible reminder of why we have the holiday season.   The groups erected a large Keep Christ In Christmas banner on the front lawn of the Bayshore Catholic Center.  This building is the home of […]

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NJAOH Calls For Cancellation Of Bill Maher Show

TV host Bill Maher has a long history of using his public platforms to spout offensive, defamatory anti-Catholic rhetoric. His remarks range stating that Catholicism is “entirely destructive to the human race” to calling the Pope a Nazi pedophile.  He seems to never miss an opportunity to use the most graphic terms possible to paint […]

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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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Project St Patrick Mass Cards

The AOH National Hibernian Charity has a program called Project St Patrick.  The goal of this program is to provide stipends to those who seek a religious vocation in the Catholic Church.  The Hibernian Charity sells mass cards as a method to raise money for this worthy cause. Order Project St Patrick Mass Cards From the […]

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