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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    ...I joined the annual gala to benefit the Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Somerville. We began with Mass, which was concelebrated by a number of priests whose mothers are residents at Jeanne Jugan. The Sisters are such an ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    ...I joined the annual gala to benefit the Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Somerville. We began with Mass, which was concelebrated by a number of priests whose mothers are residents at Jeanne Jugan. The Sisters are such an ...

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  • Forming the Future: Cardinal Spellman High Library Learning Commons

    BROCKTON -- Students at Cardinal Spellman High School in Brockton collectively received a fabulous Christmas present this year. After returning from their Christmas break, students entered a school that boasted an entirely new wing. The Library Learning ...

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  • Ordination class of 2016: Deacon Huan Dominic Ngo

    This is the fifth in a series of articles profiling each of the nine men who will be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on May 21. Earlier articles in the series are available at TheBostonPilot.com. God ...

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  • Bowman named dean of CUA business school

    BRAINTREE -- Entrepreneur, businessman, and Arlington resident Bill Bowman has been named the dean of the School of Business and Economics at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. "Bill Bowman has achieved great success while living out ...

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When he was growing up in Arlington and attending St. Agnes School, he probably never dreamed that he would be a major contributor to building bridges and bringing peace to some of the most troubled spots of the world, but that is the legacy of Father Raymond Helmick, SJ who died at the Campion Healthcare Facility in Weston on April 21.

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Obituary: Father Richard Driscoll, former pastor in Topsfield


Merrimack Regional Bishop Robert F. Hennessey was the principal celebrant of the funeral Mass of Father Richard A. Driscoll at St. Rose of Lima Church, Topsfield on April 28. Father Driscoll had directed the fund raising and construction of the church while he was pastor there from 1986-1999.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


...I joined the annual gala to benefit the Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Somerville. We began with Mass, which was concelebrated by a number of priests whose mothers are residents at Jeanne Jugan. The Sisters are such an important presence in the archdiocese. Especially in this Year of Mercy we focus on their lives of mercy, as they serve the elderly and the sick. We also are anxious to see what the final outcome of their legal challenge of the HHS mandate will be. I know I was among the many people who were very pleased to see that the Supreme Court did not rule against them, but instead asked the government and the representatives of the Sisters to look for an alternative to the health care mandate that would be morally and ethically acceptable to the Sisters. I know our entire Catholic community is looking forward to seeing what kind of possibilities can be reached.

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Cardinal blesses Habitat for Humanity house dedicated to Pope Francis


ROXBURY -- Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley joined Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston in Roxbury April 23 to dedicate and bless a new house that will provide a home to two low-income families. The house was dedicated to Pope Francis and his commitment to social justice at the request of an anonymous donor who made donations of $60,000 each to 50 different Habitat affiliates across the country.

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Forming the Future: Cardinal Spellman High Library Learning Commons


BROCKTON -- Students at Cardinal Spellman High School in Brockton collectively received a fabulous Christmas present this year. After returning from their Christmas break, students entered a school that boasted an entirely new wing. The Library Learning Commons, housed in the former convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph adjacent to the school, is part library, part digital classroom and entirely designed to help students achieve their maximum potential.

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Ordination class of 2016: Deacon Huan Dominic Ngo


This is the fifth in a series of articles profiling each of the nine men who will be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on May 21. Earlier articles in the series are available at TheBostonPilot.com.

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