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Feb 10-Feb 18 20th annual Novena at St. Bernadette’s

20th Annual Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette NORTHBORO – Saint Bernadette Parish will hold their 20th annual Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes and Saint Bernadette at 7 p.m. from Feb. 10-Feb. 18 in the church, 266 Main St. The novena will open on Friday with Mass celebrated by Bishop McManus and close on Feb. 18 with Mass celebrated by Bishop Reilly. Each evening will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, novena prayers, benediction and guest speakers. In addition to Bishop McManus and Bishop Reilly, speakers will include on Feb. 11 Father Richard F. Reidy, pastor of St. Ann Parish, North Oxford; on Feb. 12 Father James B. Callahan, pastor of St. Anna Parish, Leominster; on Feb. 13 Father John F. Madden pastor of St. John Parish, Worcester, and will include the Sacrament of Reconciliation following the novena prayer; on Feb.14 Father John Gavin, SJ, from the College of the Holy Crossi in Worcester, and will include the Anointing of the Sick following the novena prayers; on Feb. 15 James Boland, a seminarian at Saint John’s Seminary in Brighton; Feb. 16 Father H. Edward Chalmers, pastor of Saint Stephen Parish, Worcester, and on Feb. 17 George O’Connor, deacon at St. Bernadette’s.