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Pope Francis' Amazon Exhortation Calls for Holiness
By Courtney Mares Vatican City (CNA) - Pope Francis published his response to the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod in an apostolic exhortation Wednesday. Despite widespread speculation following the synod, the pope does not call for married priests, but seeks to expand "horizons b...

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Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations

Posted on February 09, 2020 in: Events, Vocations

Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations
Join us February 20, 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, Norwich as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.  March Holy Hour for Vocations will take place March 19, 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, C...

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Jubilarians Renew Vows at Mass for Consecrated Life
Those who have devoted their lives to God’s calling gathered to celebrate and renew that commitment at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Consecrated Life on February 2nd at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich. Six Jubilarians marked anniversaries of between 25 and 65 years of con...

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Norwich, Mass, Catholic

Vocations Corner

Posted on January 30, 2020 in: Vocations

Vocations Corner
Father Gregory Galvin, Director of Priestly Vocations Hallelujah to our newborn King, Christ the Lord! My hope is that you experienced a merry Christmas filled with many blessings of joy, peace, faith and divine love! It’s amazing how quickly Advent and Christmas came and went. Who co...

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Vocations, Norwich, Catholic

Annual Mass of Consecrated Life

Posted on January 21, 2020 in: Events, Vocations

Annual Mass of Consecrated Life
On Sunday, February 2, the annual Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Consecrated Life will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich.   All are invited to join Bishop Michael R. Cote in thanking God for the gift of consecrated life and for the sisters, b...

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Norwich, Mass, Catholic
In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Miriam Higgins
Sister Margaret Miriam Higgins of the Sisters of Mercy died peacefully at the age of 94 on January 11, 2020 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. Born and raised in New London she was the daughter of Arthur Higgins and Anna Green Higgins. Sister entered the Sisters of Mercy on July 1, 1944 and profe...

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Obituary

Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations

Posted on January 09, 2020 in: Events, Vocations

Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations
Join us at St.Mary Church in Jewett City at 6pm on January 16, 2020 as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.  February Holy Hour for Vocations will take place at St. Josep...

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Adoration
Former Student Honors Sister Barbara Gould
Sister Barbara Gould, R.S.M. gets a big surprise during the annual Teachers' Institute held on November 12 at the Holiday Inn in Norwich. Dr. Patrick Slattery, Executive Director of the Xaverian sponsored schools was the keynote speaker for the Institute. Sister Barbara was his elem...

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Norwich, Catholic
In Memoriam: Fr. Patrick G. McCorry, December 19, 2019
The Rev. Patrick G. McCorry passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 in Cromwell, Connecticut. He was 78. Father McCorry graduated from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts with a bachelors degree in Liberal Arts and was employed as a municipal bond analyst for Standa...

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Norwich, Priest, Catholic
In Memoriam: Sister Marie Ruth Page
Sr. Marie Ruth Page, DHS, 103, a member of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Saint Joseph Living Center in Windham, CT. Born on April 3, 1916 in Chicopee, MA, Marie Ruth Exilda Page she was the daughter of the late Edouard and Amanda (Gelinas) Page. Sr...

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