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Dudley parish shares meals with community

Dudley parish shares meals with community

By William T. Clew DUDLEY – When Father Krystof Korcz came to Dudley to be pastor of St. Andrew Bobola Parish in 2014, he brought something with him from Athol, where he had been pastor. It was an idea he turned into a program in Athol. It was a parish fellowship meal, a meal planned, […]

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TV Mass lector closes the book on ministry

TV Mass lector closes the book on ministry

By William T. Clew What started with an invitation for Kathleen Kelly about 12 years ago in Princeton  came to an end May 31 at St. Paul Cathedral with what she called a “fun party.” Mrs. Kelly, who lived in Princeton with her husband, William, and their two children, Timothy and Erin, was one of […]

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Bishop McManus to name priests to study ‘Amoris Laetitia’

Bishop McManus to name priests to study ‘Amoris Laetitia’

By Father Paul J. Tougas Bishop McManus has said he will name several diocesan priests to study “Amoris Laetitia” (The Joy of Love) for implementation in the diocese. In a recent interview, Bishop McManus commented at length on the pope’s post-synodal apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia,” which communicates the results of the recent Synod of Bishops […]

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  • Webster schools merging from two to one

    Webster schools merging from two to one

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    By Tanya Connor WEBSTER – St. Louis and St. Anne Elementary Schools each closed a chapter in their history with meaning and memories, focusing on God and recognizing companions on the journey. The observances surrounded the last separate graduations. Next fall the two schools combine to form All Saints Academy. St. Louis fills time capsule […]

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  • Not-your-ordinary-newspaper-carriers share good news with The CFP

    Not-your-ordinary-newspaper-carriers share good news with The CFP

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    Not-your-ordinary-newspaper-carriers share good news  of The CFP By Tanya Connor How do you get your Catholic Free Press? Perhaps it comes in the mail, because you subscribed or someone subscribed for you. Maybe it was a gift from your pastor, to thank you for how you serve the parish. Perhaps you pick up a copy […]

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  • Catholic Free Press wins awards for vocations stories

    Catholic Free Press wins awards for vocations stories

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    The Catholic Free Press won three Catholic Press Association awards for work done in 2015. The awards were given out during the Catholic Media Conference held last week in St. Louis. Executive Editor Margaret M. Russell announced the awards at a dinner following the newspaper’s 65th Anniversary Mass celebrated Monday at Blessed Sacrament Parish in […]

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  • ‘Missionaries’ visit Charlton neighbors

    ‘Missionaries’ visit Charlton neighbors

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    By Tanya Connor CHARLTON – Lay volunteers from St. Joseph Parish are going door to door in town – to share God’s love. As of Wednesday they had visited 1,092 homes, according to parishioner Thomas Creamer, who started this outreach, with support from his pastor, fellow parishioners and The Catholic Free Press. “It was one […]

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