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On May 25th at 10:00 a.m., Mr. Jeffrey Paveglio and Mr. Michael Zgonc will be ordained to the Sacred Order of the Dioconate at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. All the faithful are welcome to attend.
On June 1st at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Mr. Andrew Nelson will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. All the faithful are welcome to attend. Watch this video to learn what happens at an ordination to the priesthood.
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With gratitude to Almighty God, the Diocese of Manchester joyfully announces the ordination of Rev. Mr. Andrew Nelson to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Joseph Cathedral. All the faithful are welcome to attend.
The Diocese of Manchester Unites with Pope Francis and Catholics all throughout the World In Eucharistic Adoration on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
On June 2, 2013
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI declared that the Year of Faith ‚will also be a good opportunity to intensify the celebration of the faith in the liturgy, especially in the Eucharist, which is ‘the summit towards which the activity of the Church is directed; ... and also the source from which all its power flows’‛ (Porta fidei, n. 9). All throughout the Diocese of Manchester on Corpus Christi 2013, the clergy and faithful are invited to give unique witness to our belief in the Eucharist with participation in Eucharistic Adoration.
Pastors are invited to arrange for Holy Hours in their parishes, perhaps before the Anticipated Mass or before or after a Sunday Mass or Sunday Evening. Monasteries and Convents are also invited to provide for Holy Hours as part of this universal observance.
Today's Catholic parishes are both the same as and not the same as our parents' parishes. Listen to an interview with Jim Lundholm-Eades on fundraising, parish mission, and how evolving parishes are taking up creative ways to evangelize a new generation.
June 6 and 7, 2013
For pastors, parish staffs, parish pastoral councils, finance commissions, and other parish leaders
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, education, and action in support of religious freedom, from June 21 to July 4. READ MORE
Upon recommendation by Bishop Libasci, all principals and teachers of religion in grades PreK-12 in diocesan Catholic schools must obtain Basic Catechist Certification prior to September 2014. READ MORE
If you have successfully completed any of the Lay Ministry Formation Programs or the Core Course, you are invited to continue developing your formation in the faith by participating in the Six Tasks of Catechesis Course. Next session begins June 19, 2013
Quo Vadis Days are a time of prayer, fellowship, recreation, and discussion to help young men explore the Lord’s call in their life. The bishop, priests, seminarians, and other young men will gather together on the dates and locations listed below. Activities will include a Holy Hour with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Liturgy of the Hours, talk by the bishop, great food, and fellowship with priests and seminarians.
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"Using Ritual to Awaken Our Hearts to the Presence of God"will be presented by Marie Dancy at the "Open Wide the Door: Stepping Out in Faith" event this fall. In this workshop we will explore familiar Bible stories and themes and bring them to life through ritual action.
New Pastor Resources: Extranet for Priests
Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire
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