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    It is with great sadness that we learned there was another tragic mass shooting of innocent people this week, this time in Thousand Oaks, California. While the motives of this particular gunman remain unclear, it is unsettling that, as a society, we ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    It is with great sadness that we learned there was another tragic mass shooting of innocent people this week, this time in Thousand Oaks, California. While the motives of this particular gunman remain unclear, it is unsettling that, as a society, we ...

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  • Weymouth school, one of many honoring veterans this week

    SOUTH WEYMOUTH -- St. Francis Xavier School was one of the many Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston to hold special ceremonies as the nation prepared to mark Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Since Veterans Day fell on a Sunday this year, the school ...

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  • Cardinal witnesses expansion, progress at Lynn youth center

    LYNN -- Cardinal Seán O'Malley visited the youth center of St. Joseph Church on Nov. 9 to see how it has grown since its inception in 2017. "The cardinal was the one who had this idea of opening a youth center in the area here," said Father Wellington ...

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  • BC High principal Hughes to retire at end of academic year

    BOSTON -- Boston College High School announced Nov. 7 that principal Stephen Hughes will be retiring as principal at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year. Hughes, a 1973 graduate of BC High, has spent more than four decades at the school as a teacher, ...

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  • Cardinal O'Malley discusses bishops' meeting

    BALTIMORE -- On the final day of the 2018 Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Nov. 14, Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley spoke to the Pilot about developments at the meeting, including the unexpected request by the Vatican ...

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


It is with great sadness that we learned there was another tragic mass shooting of innocent people this week, this time in Thousand Oaks, California. While the motives of this particular gunman remain unclear, it is unsettling that, as a society, we are unable to deal with the circumstances that lead to these kinds of shootings -- which are, almost always, cases of people with mental health problems and access to firearms.

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Weymouth school, one of many honoring veterans this week


SOUTH WEYMOUTH -- St. Francis Xavier School was one of the many Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston to hold special ceremonies as the nation prepared to mark Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Since Veterans Day fell on a Sunday this year, the school held its annual Veterans Day Program Nov. 9 with about 50 veterans in attendance, many of them friends or relatives of members of the school community.

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A moment of thanks for a lifetime of service


Words of heartfelt gratitude have been expressed for the life-changing help and support many have received from Sisters across the Archdiocese of Boston. "Sister has been a tremendous support and resource for me during the time that my son has been struggling with addiction. She leads a "Hope and Strength Prayer Group" that helps me and many other parents of children struggling with addiction, in recovery and in a special way for those souls who lost their battle with addiction, and for the families they left behind. This group and Sister's constant help have been lifelines for me during a difficult time. I remain extremely grateful for the genuine concern, support and friendship that she has offered me." -- Teresa Murano, Rosary Prayer Group for families with loved ones suffering from addiction, Sacred Heart Church, Quincy.

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Cardinal witnesses expansion, progress at Lynn youth center


LYNN -- Cardinal Seán O'Malley visited the youth center of St. Joseph Church on Nov. 9 to see how it has grown since its inception in 2017. "The cardinal was the one who had this idea of opening a youth center in the area here," said Father Wellington Oliveira, St. Joseph's parochial vicar and youth center coordinator, Nov. 13.

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BC High principal Hughes to retire at end of academic year


BOSTON -- Boston College High School announced Nov. 7 that principal Stephen Hughes will be retiring as principal at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year. Hughes, a 1973 graduate of BC High, has spent more than four decades at the school as a teacher, coach, athletic director, and administrator.

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Cardinal O'Malley discusses bishops' meeting


BALTIMORE -- On the final day of the 2018 Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Nov. 14, Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley spoke to the Pilot about developments at the meeting, including the unexpected request by the Vatican for bishops to delay voting on proposed responses to clergy abuse.

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