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DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY The cluster parishes of Our Lady Immaculate and St. Francis of Assisi in Athol, St. Peter in Petersham and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Mission in South Royalston will begin a program on April 15 titled ”Pilgrimage of the Divine Mercy Picture” at a special 10 a.m. Mass in Our Lady Immaculate Church; families from each church will be able to host the Divine Mercy picture in their home for a week; at the end of Mass the hosting family will come forward to receive a special blessing and the picture. Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated on April 15 from 2-4 p.m. at St. Mary Parish in the church, 17 Waterville St. in North Grafton; from 3-4 p.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 80 Union St., Clinton, will celebrated by the Daughters of Isabella, Santa Maria Circle., sponsors; from 2-4 p.m. St. Gabriel Parish will celebrate in the church, 151 Mendon St., Upton, and at 3:00 p.m. St. Bernadette Parish will be celebrating the feast day in the church, 266 Main St., Northborough; at 2 p.m. in St. Joan of Arc Church, 570 Lincoln St., Worcester, hosted by the Knights of Columbus; Our Lady of Mercy Maronite Church, 341 June St., Worcester, will be celebrating from noon-3 p.m. and concluding with Mass at 2:30, the service is sponsored by the Apostolate of Fatima; services will include an afternoon of prayer, recitation of the rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Eucharistic Adoration, and the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation; for more information and to learn more about Divine Mercy Sunday go to