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Monday, Oct. 23
DVD Showing, Brockton -- The Knights of Columbus will be showing The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima DVD at Christ the King Church, 54 Lyman Street, at 7:00 p.m. All are welcomed.

Monday, Oct. 23
Mass for the Sick, Newton -- The next monthly Mass for the sick, sponsored by the faith-based cancer support group of Sacred Heart and Our Lady Help of Christians Church, will be at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady's Church, 573 Washington Street. Father Leroy Owens, former priest at Our Lady's, will celebrate the Mass and Anointing of the Sick. Following refreshments,, Gretchen Daggett of the ministry team will offer ''A New Look at Psalm 23: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Meant to Bear.'' For questions or more information, please contact Pat Enright at 617-467-4482 or pme1130@aol.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 24
Recovery Service, North Reading -- Saint Theresa Parish, 63 Winter Street, is hosting "Bringing Christ Into Recovery" at 7:00 p.m. An Archdiocesan Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support Services resource team will lead the evening beginning with interfaith evening prayer, presentation on education, prevention and treatment with care and compassion for addicted persons and support for families and loved ones affected by the disease of addiction. For more information please contact Frjoewhite@gmail.com or the parish office at 978-664-3412.

Tuesday, Oct. 24
Palliative Care Presentations, Boston -- The Initiative for Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning is sponsoring presentations at various locations throughout the archdiocese. Today's session will be at 7:00 p.m. at Saint Brigid, Lexington (781-862-0335), Oct. 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart, East Boston (617-567-5776), Oct. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament, Walpole (508-668-4700), and Oct. 28 at Saint Mary-Saint Catherine of Siena, Charlestown (617-242-4664) at 9:00 a.m. and at Saint Patrick, Stoneham (781-438-0960) at 5:00 p.m. For a complete list of presentations, go to bit.ly/2vUl1Rr.

Wednesday, Oct. 25
Prayer Presentation, Boston -- Paulist Center, 5 Park Street, is hosting "Prayer Outside the Box" with Father Thomas Ryan, CSP, noted author of books on spirituality, from 7:00-8:15 p.m. This is the second of a monthly series of talks on holistic spirituality for Christian living. Refreshments will be served. Call 617-742-4460 for more info.

Saturday, Oct. 28
Bereavement Retreat, Boston -- Saint Anthony Shrine is hosting a spiritual retreat in Spanish for parents whose children of any age have died by any cause, no matter how long ago. Pre-registration is required. Call 857-206-7244 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 28
Anniversary Celebration, Lynn -- In celebration of the 95th anniversary of Holy Family Church, 26 Bessom Street, there will be a Mass at the church at 4:00 p.m. and a celebration party at Spinelli's Function Facility, Route 1, Lynnfield, Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 p.m. This event is $25 per person (children 12 and under free) and includes a deluxe buffet. All are welcome. Please contact Rick Vitali at 781-599-6480.

Sunday, Oct. 29
Lecture, Cambridge -- Saint Peter Parish, 100 Concord Avenue, is hosting "What Do Contemporary Catholic Theological Ethics Have to Say About Today's World?" with Father Jim Keenan, SJ, Canisius Professor in the Theology Department and director of the Jesuit Institute at Boston College. Please join us in the parish center following the 5:00 p.m. Mass (Father Keenan, presider). A reception will follow. Go to www.saintpetercambridge.org or call 617-547-4235 ext. 116 for more info.

Sunday, Oct. 29
Marian Presentation, Holliston -- Fatima Shrine, 101 Summer Street, is hosting "Interfaith Journey with the Blessed Mother: Mary in the Coptic Orthodox Tradition -- Egypt" with Father Mark Cherubim of Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Natick, from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 29
Healing Service, Walpole -- At 2:00 p.m., there will be a Mass and healing service conducted by Father Joseph P. McDermott at Blessed Sacrament Church, Walpole. If you have any questions or for further information please call Margaret at 781-762-2029.