Bishop McCormack Called to His Rest

The Most Reverend John B. McCormack, D.D., Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Manchester, was called to his rest and to the glory of the Resurrection promised by the Lord at Mount Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on September 21, 2021.

Read Bishop McCormack's Obituary

Priest Retirement Fund

The Diocese of Manchester currently has 29 retired priests, many of whom continue to serve us by assisting in parishes and institutions, as their age and health allows. Please consider a gift to this special collection again this year.

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National Migration Week

National Migration Week for 2021 takes place September 20-26 which is an opportunity for the Church to reflect on the circumstances confronting migrants, including immigrants, refugees, children, and victims and survivors of human trafficking.

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Parish Minister Orientation

New and nearly new (up to 5 years) Catechetical Leaders and Youth Ministers are invited to come together to network, learn about social media, add to your library of ministry resources, and more. Attend in person or online on September 29th.

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Code of Conduct

Did you know that the Diocese of Manchester has a Code of Conduct? All Church personnel, including volunteers, must abide by this Code, so it is important to familiarize yourself with the requirements of the Code, especially in regards to interactions with minors.

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Season of Creation

Each year from September 1 to October 4, the Christian family unites for this worldwide
celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home as caretakers of
God’s creation. This year’s theme is “A home for all? Renewing the Oikos of God.”

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Coronavirus - Check for Updates


The Diocese continues to monitor information related to the Coronavirus through resources available from the Centers for Disease Control and other authorities.

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Road Trip Pilgrimage - Watch the Video

Road Trip Pilgrimage

Come take a road trip pilgrimage with Fr. Josh Livingston! Join Fr. Josh as he journeys to Our Lady of the Mountains Parish in North Conway, NH, and be sure to follow our YouTube channel to see our latest videos when they're posted.

Our Lady of the Mountains Parish
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Catholic Quiz - Take the Quiz

Catholic Quiz

Test your Catholic knowledge by taking this quiz from latest issue of Parable Magazine.

September/October Issue
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Pope's Prayer - Watch the Video

Pope's Prayer

This month, we pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

Intentions for September
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Clergy Prayer List - Download Prayer List

Clergy Prayer List

Each day we pray for members of the clergy and for an increase of vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, religious, and consecrated life in the Diocese of Manchester.

Pray for Our Clergy
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