Mourners Honor Life of Daniel Anderl, Celebrate His ‘Gift of Faith’

A lifelong Catholic and the only child of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas and defense attorney Mark Anderl, Daniel Anderl gave his life to protect his mother and father, taking the shooter’s first bullet directly to the chest, when a man holding a package on their front door step opened fire into the family’s home on July 19.

The Diocese of Paterson

Bishop-elect Sweeney will be heading to a diverse diocese that includes both urban and suburban areas of New Jersey.

Hero’s Salute for Fallen Officer

It was a rainy, solemn occasion as hundreds gathered in Jersey City, N.J., on Dec. 17 for the funeral of Jersey City Police Department Det. Joseph Seals, which was held at St. Aedan’s church, where police and family members paid their final respects to the slain officer, who was Catholic.