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Diocese Receives $1.6 Million Bequest for Partners in Charity
Partners in Charity Appeal
Parishes appeal ends at 96% of their $5 Million goal
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, WORCESTER, MA -- Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, announced today that the Diocese of Worcester has received a bequest of $1.6 million from the Estate of Claire Berthiaume for Partners in Charity. Parish and diocesan efforts for the year which ended August 31, 2014 have raised $4,823,028 in the annual campaign to support the twenty-eight agencies, ministries and programs funded by Partners in Charity. MORE
Advance Academy to Begin This Fall At St. Bernard CCHS, Fitchburg
August 4, 2014, Worcester, MA -- A new Advanced Academy will begin this fall at St. Bernard’s Central Catholic High School in Fitchburg,. Dr. Delma Josephson, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, announced that the Advanced Academy is a program that consists of pre-Advanced Placement classes in the 9th and 10th grades followed by Advanced Placement Classes in the 11th and 12th grades. Students who are part of the Advanced Academy are expected to take 3 to 5 AP courses during their time at St. Bernard. CLICK FOR PRESS RELEASE
Applications available for St. Vincent Community Healthcare Fund Grants
August 4, 2014, Worcester, MA —The Diocese of Worcester has announced that applications are now available for the St. Vincent Community Healthcare Fund grants. This is the sixteenth year for grants since it was established in June 1998. Forms with eligibility requirements are available through the Office of the Chancellor, Diocese of Worcester, 49 Elm St., Worcester, MA 01609, phone 508-929-4345508-929-4345 or fax at 508-754-2768 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014. CLICK FOR PRESS RELEASE
July 18, 2014, WORCESTER, MA – The Office of Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Worcester has announced that the Annual Partners in Charity Appeal has raised $4,682,919 towards the $5 million as of Thursday, July 16. So far, 17,496 gifts and pledges have been made, including from 1,052 new donors this year. 144 priests have contributed $212,180 and St. Paul Society Members have contributed $797,143 to date. Fifty parishes have reached or exceeded their goals. CLICK HERE
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