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Milford parish restores historic windows

MILFORD -- Despite a delay due to COVID-19, this month, St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Milford was finally able to reinstall several of their historic stained-glass windows restored to their original colorful beauty.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog

On Sunday, I went to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish in Waltham to celebrate a Mass with the parish. This was certainly the largest group I've celebrated Mass for since the start of the pandemic.

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MCFL virtual gala highlights battles against abortion, assisted suicide

BRAINTREE -- In lieu of its annual fundraising banquet, on Sept. 17, Massachusetts Citizens for Life held a virtual fundraiser that featured messages from two prominent pro-life speakers and several testimonies about the importance of the organization's work, especially its efforts to fight legislation promoting abortion and physician-assisted suicide.

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Local Catholic colleges deal with coronavirus as students return

As students return to campuses this fall, colleges around the country are dealing with the potential for COVID-19 outbreaks, including Catholic colleges in the Boston area. This week, Merrimack College announced that the school was temporarily closing one of its residence halls after a number of students residing there tested positive for COVID-19.

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Mass. Knights of Columbus install new state officers

Another year of Charity-Unity-Fraternity-Patriotism began in earnest for the Massachusetts State Council of the Knights of Columbus with the installation of the new state officers. The Mass with the Ceremony of Installation was celebrated by the recently appointed State Chaplain, Father Matthew Westcott, pastor of St. Mary Parish, Foxborough. Following a long-established custom, the Mass was celebrated at the home parish of the new State Deputy. Mr. Michael Lesperance and his wife Ann hail from the central Massachusetts town of Millville and so the Mass was celebrated at St. Augustine Church there.

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