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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Friday, I had one of my periodic meetings with a group of our seminarians. In addition to the meetings I have with all the seminarians together, on occasion I have been holding these gatherings by class, because it provides the opportunity to have ...

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  • Latorre to retire after 40 years working with Hispanic community

    After over 40 years serving the Hispanic community in the Archdiocese of Boston, Maria Pilar Latorre is retiring March 7. Latorre was Assistant Director for Catechesis to Hispanics in the Archdiocesan Office of Religious Education and most recently in ...

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  • Mears holds roundtable with local Catholic school leaders

    BOSTON -- Kathleen Power Mears, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, recently told a gathering of Catholic school leaders that Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston have a new number one priority -- Catholic identity. She spoke with Catholic ...

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Grandson's needs prompt Flynn's advocacy for adult stem-cell research


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A former Boston mayor and U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said his life's work now is being an advocate for the use of adult stem cells in research and treatment of diseases. Raymond Flynn, who was ambassador from 1993 to 1997, spoke with Catholic News Service about adult stem cells and bioethical issues in medical research as well as his own struggles on the issue.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Friday, I had one of my periodic meetings with a group of our seminarians. In addition to the meetings I have with all the seminarians together, on occasion I have been holding these gatherings by class, because it provides the opportunity to have more interaction with the men. This group was mainly those in First Theology. As always, they came for Evening Prayer and dinner followed by a very nice conversation.

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Steubenville East Conference to be held in archdiocese in July


BRAINTREE -- Steubenville East Youth Conference will be coming to the Archdiocese of Boston this summer. The Archdiocese of Boston's Office for Lifelong Faith Formation and Parish Support's Faith Formation of Youth and Young Adult Ministry recently concluded informational meetings for parish leaders about the conference, which will be held at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, July 17-19, presented by Life Teen. In recent years, the conference had been held at the University of Rhode Island.

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Local Catholics offer prayers for Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State


Local Catholics have prayed in solidarity with Coptic Orthodox Christians mourning the loss of 21 men martyred in Libya last month. In Attleboro, Father Riley Williams celebrated Mass in honor of the martyrs at St. Vincent de Paul Parish on Feb. 22; about two dozen members of the local Coptic Orthodox Church attended. The community has five churches in the area -- in Attleboro, Boston, Marshfield, Natick and Nashua, N.H.

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