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Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis

Catholic Charities New Hampshire’s Counseling Services is holding presentations on opioid addiction as a disease the affects the entire family. A team of clinicians skilled in addiction counseling will present “Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis” on Dec. 6 at St. Joseph Church, Epping; and Dec. 13 at Blessed Sacrament Church, Manchester. They will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Free. Public welcome. For more information, contact Kathryn Marchocki at CCNH at 663-0207 or visit www.cc-nh.org/news/2016opioid.


Camps Now Accepting Registrations

Attention Bulletin Editors: Help us to get the word out about our camps. Post this announcement in your bulletins on the weekend of Nov. 19-20th and run for a few weeks if possible. Thank you!

Camp Bernadette for girls and Camp Fatima for boys are now accepting registrations for the 2017 summer season. The camps, located in the Lakes Region of NH, offer 2-week overnight sessions for children, ages 6-15. To request a brochure, contact Michael Drumm at 603-364-5851 or e-mail mdrumm@bfcamp.com. Visit us on the web at www.bfcamp.com. Please don’t wait as sessions fill up quickly!


 A New Faithful Alternative for OBGYN Care

Do you feel that it’s been a challenge to manage your reproductive health in a manner that respects your faith? Are you interested in a natural alternative to birth control? Do you suffer from infertility and wish there were more Catholic options? There is now a solution! Catholic Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Women’s Wellness and Fertility Center of New England featuring a family-centered, holistic approach to obstetric and gynecologic care grounded in alternative, evidence-based medical practices including NaProTECHNOLOGY. Visit the website at cmc-womenswellness.org or call 603.314.7595 today!


eGiving 

Supporting Our Parish Through Electronic Giving

Now you can use your credit card or electronic check to support the mission of (Parish Name). Using electronic giving is easy to do. Go to our website (www.xxx.org) and click on the Giving button. In a few minutes you can be sure that your gift will work every day of the year to help our parish.

Take a Minute; Save Weeks

(Parish Name) is part of your life every day of the year. Now you can be sure your gift to support our parish is there regularly. Sign up for electronic giving and never have to worry about writing a check or remembering a special collection. Go to our website (www.xxx.org) and click on the Giving button. In a few minutes you can be sure that your gift will work every day of the year to help our parish.

A Mission That Clicks

Supporting the mission of (Parish Name) is as easy as One, Two, Click. Sign up for electronic giving and never have to worry about writing a check or remembering a special collection. Go to our website (www.xxx.org) and click on the Giving button. In a few minutes you can be sure that your gift will work every day of the year to help our parish.


catholicnh.org en Español

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Diocese of Manchester has created a web page for Spanish-speaking Catholics, with information about the Church and ministries of our diocese. Visit www.catholicnh.org/en-espanol to learn more.

La Diócesis de Manchester ha creado una página web para los católicos de habla hispana, con información sobre la Iglesia y los ministerios de nuestra diócesis. Visita www.catholicnh.org/en-espanol para aprender más.


Code of Conduct 

Did you know that the Diocese of Manchester has a Code of Conduct? This Code of Conduct, known as Serving Christ, Serving Others, applies to all Church personnel. “Church personnel” not only refers to priests, deacons, and religious men and women, it also includes all those who regularly work or volunteer at diocesan parishes, schools and camps. Some examples are: lectors, ushers, catechists, day care staff and volunteers, Catholic school volunteers, Boy Scout leaders, CYO coaches, youth ministers, members of pastoral and finance councils, choir directors and members, and parish outreach workers.

The Serving Christ, Serving Others Code of Conduct is available online at catholicnh.org/codeofconduct or, if you would like a printed copy, please contact the office.


Natural Family Planning

There is a healthy, life-giving, alternative to contraception and artificial reproductive technologies. The Creighton Model FertilityCare System and NaProTechnology, effective to achieve and avoid pregnancy, offers couples who are experiencing infertility the hope of achieving pregnancy while following the teachings of their Church. For more information contact: Marguerite d’Youville FertilityCare Services at 603-232-3141 or MargueriteFertilityCare@gmail.com.


Support for Separated & Divorced 

Divorce and separation can be painful experiences. Support groups are available to those who are seeking healing, comfort, and empowerment. Visit www.catholicnh.org/support for a listing of groups. Do you know someone who is going through a separation or divorce? Please consider passing this information along to them.


Keep Up-to-Date on State House News

The NH Legislature is starting a new session, and more than 650 bills are on the agenda. Measures include the repeal of the death penalty, physician-assisted suicide, abortion clinic licensing, and support for victims of human trafficking. Register now for Catholic Citizenship News, the public policy enewsletter of the Diocese of Manchester, to receive updates as bills progress and learn how your voice can make a difference. To read the current issue of Catholic Citizenship News and to subscribe, visit catholicnh.org/ccn.


Catholic Citizenship News 

STAY INFORMED WITH CATHOLIC CITIZENSHIP NEWS
The Diocese of Manchester has an initiative to inform Catholics about important public policy matters facing our elected officials. Catholic Citizenship News provides briefs on legislation as well as information about Catholic social teaching on some of today’s pressing issues. To read the current issue of Catholic Citizenship News and to subscribe, visit www.catholicnh.org/ccn.

Attention Bulletin Editors: Help us to spread the word about Catholic Citizenship News with these new bulletin ads available in different sizes.


How to Report Suspected Abuse 

If you know of or suspect abuse or neglect of a minor (a person under 18), you must report it to the NH Division for Children, Youth and Families at 1-800-894-5533 or 603-271-6556.

As an employee or volunteer in the Catholic Church in New Hampshire, in addition to reporting to DCYF, if you know of or suspect sexual abuse of a minor by Church personnel you must also report it to:

1. Local law enforcement and the Delegate for Ministerial Conduct if the abuse involves a minor

2. Delegate for Ministerial Conduct if the abuse involves a person who is no longer a minor

Delegate for Ministerial Conduct - 603-669-3100 

Outreach Services for Victims and Their Families

If you or a loved one has experienced abuse by someone representing the Catholic Church, we urge you to contact the diocesan Office for Healing and Pastoral Care at (603) 669-3100 x 110. Help is available.


Child Safety Links for Parish Websites 

Parishes and schools are asked to inform adults about the procedures for reporting suspected abuse. An easy way to do this is to post the following graphic link on your website:

How to Report Abuse

Link to: www.catholicnh.org/report

Here is another graphic that can be used on your website to link to our online child safety training, Not on My Watch.

Child Safety Training

Link to: www.shieldthevulnerable.org


Order a Portrait of Bishop Libasci

CLICK HERE to order a portrait of Bishop Libasci for your home or office.


Prayers & Intercessions
CLICK HERE for all prayers and intercessions.

Special Collections
CLICK HERE for a listing of the Special Collections 

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
(603) 669-3100
Fax: (603) 669-0377

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