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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Friday, the feast of St. Therese, I went to Austin Prep in Reading to celebrate their annual Convocation Mass. Austin Prep is an Augustinian school, so in addition to the school's chaplain, Father Patrick Armano, we were joined at the Mass by Father Peter Gori, Father Jorge Reyes, and a number of Augustinian Friars from Merrimack College. The headmaster, Jim Hickey, is a member of the Order of Malta, so several of his fellow Knights and Dames were with us, as well.

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Lynn K of C council hosts Rosary Ride for Special Olympics


LYNN -- Knights of Columbus Valladolid Council 70 in Lynn hosted its first annual Rosary Ride on Oct. 2, raising over $2,000 to support the Special Olympics. The council led 12 bike riders from their council hall to each of the five Catholic Churches in Lynn, where they stopped to pray a decade of the rosary. Four other members provided logistical support by driving snacks, water, Gatorade, and a small statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary to each stop.

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Court seems to lean toward Kentucky attorney general defending abortion law


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Supreme Court, which is set to take up a major abortion case later this term, heard oral arguments Oct. 12 on a procedural question on a state's abortion law. Specifically, the justices examined whether Kentucky's attorney general, Republican Daniel Cameron, could defend an abortion law from three years ago that has been struck down by the lower courts.

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