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    • May 25
      The joy of a merger shows in Fitchburg parishes
      “Everybody was distraught” upon learning that St. Bernard Parish was being merged with St. Camillus de Lellis Parish across the city, Maureen Hayes said recently. That was in 2010. But that sorrow has turned to joy.
    • May 24
      Church stands with immigrants
      WORCESTER – “The Catholic Church stands with you,” Bishop McManus told immigrants at a special Pentecost Mass Saturday evening at St. Paul Cathedral. He tried to assure those who fear having to leave the United States that the Church will do everything it can to protect them. 
    • May 24
      250 attend film on assisted suicide
      Lay people are called to change the culture through the lens of the Church, but in the United States they have not picked up the baton, Bishop McManus said during a presentation about physician assisted suicide May 17.
    • May 18
      Knights host 90th birthday party for Bishop Reilly
      Prayers and praise, presentations and presence were his birthday gifts. He received them with his trademark warm smile, outstretched hands and rousing rendition of “Danny Boy.” The guest of honor, on his 90th birthday – Saturday, May 12, was none other than Daniel P. Reilly, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Worcester.
    • May 18
      Recently, Bishop McManus asked the priests and laity of the diocese to pray for the immigrant community on Pentecost weekend. It is very fitting because on Pentecost we celebrate the birthday of the Church. It is not race, color of skin, or place of origin that makes the Church, but it is the Holy Spirit – the source of unity and human solidarity.
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