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A Note from Fr. Derek

Congratulations to Marty Cunniffe, Cheverus Award Recipient. In 2008, during the bicentennial year for the Archdiocese of Boston, Cardinal Sean instituted the Cheverus Award, which is given to members of the lay faithful and religious throughout the Archdiocese for their

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure THE MIRACLE OF LANCIANO* In these days of doubts, questioning, faith wavering, and many obstacles to believing in anything as real truths, the Miracle of Lanciano is a story every Catholic should know. It is more

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A Note from Fr. Derek

Many thanks to all of you who have purchased a memorial candle, all of which are on display in the church this weekend. All of these candles, along with the Holy Day this past week (All Saints Day), remind us

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure THINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS AS YOU THINK THAT THEY ARE Recently for my grandson’s birthday-9- when I asked him what he would like for a present, he said “a big cross to wear around his neck.”

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A Note from Fr. Derek

During the month of November, the Church invites her children to be especially mindful of praying for those who have preceded us into eternal life and who may be in need of additional purification before they enter into the presence of

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure PERSISTENCE This word requires some personal thought. When have you been persistent? How often are you persistent? How selective are you about being persistent? Are you just stubborn and interpreting this as positive persistence? Or persistence because you just

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

GOD, IN HIS WISDOM WORDS!! God gave us His words to explain the meaning for our lives and how to live life. He gave us words, millions and millions of them, for us to say in our life time. These

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure OCTOBER:  THE MONTH DESIGNATED TO HONOR AND PRAY THE ROSARY St. Padre Pio:  “The Rosary is the weapon for these times.” Pope Paul VI:  ” The Rosary takes its inspiration from the Gospel to suggest the

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A Note from Fr. Derek

October, in the Church, is observed as the “Month of the Rosary.” It is also designated as Respect Life Month as well. This is not to say that it is the only month during which we are concerned with raising

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure “IT IS BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE” Most of us have heard this since before we can remember. It came from God we were sure. And we knew that the road to hell was straight and fast,

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