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6
May
2020
Responding to Our Lady, Priests, and COVID-19

Mission to Support Priests In this week’s Building Faith blog, I wish to discuss the third activity from my Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission — …

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30
Apr
2020
A Time of Reflection and Prayer

Reflecting on Five Years On March 20, I published A Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission, with the intent of sharing over successive weeks, each of …

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22
Apr
2020
Navigating These Unusual Days

  Like many of you, these days of quarantine look very different than my usual schedule. During the past month of staying home, I have learned Zoom and Facebook Live …

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15
Apr
2020
Easter Season

Celebrating the Easter Season Happy Easter! Yes, despite our current circumstances, it is happy because Jesus has risen and overcome death. This time in our lives may feel as if …

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8
Apr
2020
Holy Week 2020

Not the Usual Holy Week This Sunday, I celebrated Palm Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Victory in Centerville, virtually through Facebook live. For many of us, this Sunday did …

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1
Apr
2020
Unleashing God’s Gift

  As I mentioned, for the next few months, I’ll be highlighting sections of my Reflections on Five Years — Continuing the Mission pastoral letter. As we continue to work together to …

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25
Mar
2020
Beacons of Hope

New Pastoral Letter Earlier last week, I made the decision to publish my Pastoral Letter, Reflections on Five Years — Continuing the Mission in Friday’s issue of The Anchor. It is my prayer …

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18
Mar
2020
Difficult Times

When faced with unsettling, difficult times, the faithful can find comfort in the words of Jesus. These words were not only spoken for those listening to Jesus speak 2000+ years …

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11
Mar
2020
A Challenging Lenten Season

  This Saturday, I was pleased to participate in the 4th Annual Fall River Diocese Women and Men’s Conference on the campus of Stonehill Campus. This year’s theme, “As I …

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4
Mar
2020
Lenten Alms and Rites

Catholic Relief Services and Lent The Rice Bowl initiative is the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services, the official relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic …

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