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    /slideshows/homeLarge/Vigil1-banner.jpg Hundreds welcomed into local Catholic Churches at Easter http://worcesterdiocese.org/news/hundreds-being-welcomed-into-catholic-church _blank
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  • HOly week from cathedral of st. paul - watch online

    CLICK HERE to LIVESTREAM menu of the following Liturgies - watch live or archived broadcasts!

    Chrism Mass, April 11 at 10 am
    Holy Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 pm
    Good Friday, April 14 at 3 pm
    Easter Vigil, April 15 at 7:30 pm
    Easter Morning, April 16 at 10:15 am

    Also available on Charter TV3 (Ch 193)

  • Bishop McManus on Authentic Catholic Education

    Allow me to begin my presentation by giving you the answer to tonight’s question right up front.  The answer has three parts.  First, for a Catholic school whether it be an elementary school, or a high school or a college or university, that academic institution must provide an education that is Christ-centered.  Second, it must provide an education that is transformative both for time and eternity and third, an authentically Catholic school provide an education that mentors its students to pursue, to discuss and to love for a life-time, the good, the true and the beautiful because in pursuing and discovering and what is loving good true and beautiful, we will find God who alone can make us truly free and truly human.  I suppose that now you know the answer I should sit down and quit while I’m ahead, but for the next fifteen minutes, I will try to provide the reasons for my answer... (CLICK FOR COMPLETE TEXT)

  • 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.

  • Celebrate priesthood!

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  • Pope FranCIs in the U.S.

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

    CLICK HERE to read homilies and speeches


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  • Local News

    • May 26
      The Office for Vocations has announced that on Saturday, June 3 at 10:00 am Most Rev. Robert J. McManus will ordain one priest, one transitional deacon and two permanent deacons for the Diocese of Worcester. The men to be ordained include Deacon Henry Ramirez to the priesthood, Mr. Javier DeJesus Julio to the transitional diaconate and Mr. Paul F.X. Covino and Mr. Stephen T. Kohut to the permanent diaconate. The Liturgy will take place at the Cathedral of St. Paul, corner of Chatham and High Streets, Worcester to which the public is invited. The Church is handicapped accessible from the Chatham Street courtyard. The Ordination Liturgy will be streamed LIVE on the internet and a link is available on the homepage of worcesterdiocese.org. (click headline for complete story)
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