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  • Mission Statement

    As individuals, families and parishes, our mission as the Diocese of Worcester is to respond joyfully to Christ’s call to become more fully the People of God. Though imperfect, we are a blessed people striving to participate in Christ’s mission of reaching out to all. Therefore, we accept the Gospel challenge, which calls us to bring another to a deeper knowledge and love of God. Since God calls us to live in community in the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves in this time and place to becoming a prayerful and faith-filled Church that truly reflects the glory of God.

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  • Ordinations to priesthood, Diaconate and consecration of DIocese - June 3, 2017

    CLICK HERE to LIVESTREAM of the Ordination Liturgy on June 3 including the Consecration of the Diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary - watch live or archived broadcasts!

    CLICK for Letter from Bishop McManus on Consecration of the Diocese to Mary

  • Pope FranCIs in the U.S.

    Check out posts and photos from Worcester pilgrims in Philadelphia during his visit at the WooPope Facebook page.

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  • Local News

    • January 15
      A celebration last month paid tribute to the reach and accessibility of the Religious of the Assumption, and their collaboration with St. Peter Parish in Worcester.
    • January 15
      Community – leading to Christ. That’s a key reason to be “religious,” not just “spiritual,” according to Father Donato Infante, associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Charlton. He was speaking Jan. 9 at The Compass Tavern in Worcester for Theology on Tap, a monthly gatherings for people ages 18-39, organized by the diocese’s youth and young adult ministry.
    • January 12
      Jane Gutowski wasn’t making a big deal of her birthday Jan. 9. Family members, special guests and her fellow residents and staff members at St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester made more of it. The three candles on her cake explained why: they formed the number 103.
    • January 10
      LEOMINSTER - Bishop McManus will celebrate a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Cecilia Church for Father Richard G. Roger, 80, former pastor of Notre Dame-St. Joseph Parish Worcester, who died Jan. 6 at home.
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