Faith in the System

Some people travel around the world, visiting far flung places to help people in need. When George Rousseau wanted to get involved he didn’t need to travel far at all – just back to his old neighborhood on the West Side.


Three Named Monsignor

His Holiness Pope Francis has elevated three priests of the Diocese of Manchester to Chaplains of His Holiness: Reverend Monsignor C. Peter Dumont, Reverend Monsignor Maurice D. Lavigne, and Reverend Monsignor Richard B. Thompson. A special installation ceremony with Vespers will be held on Monday, April 3, at 7:00 PM at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester, with Bishop Libasci presiding.


Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Using the spiritual practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving, we deepen our relationship with Christ and discern where God is working in our lives. We invite you to join us in worship, prayer, and fellowship at one of our 90 parishes in New Hampshire. Let's take this Lenten Journey together.

Lent Continues Here



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Coloring Contest

Print out and color Matthew Alderman’s illustration of Venerable William Gagnon, O.H., from this month’s cover story. Our favorite will be published in Parable Magazine.

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Chrism Mass - Register

Chrism Mass

Please join the Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester and the priests in the diocese, for the annual blessing of the oils at the Chrism Mass. General seating is available to those who would like to attend.

April 11, 2017
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Start Preparing for April

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. We've put together a variety of resources including bulletin announcements, infographics, and a pinwheel project to help you to spread the word about child safety.

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Reconciliation - Learn More


You are invited to join other NH Catholics in a statewide day of reconciliation. This is an opportunity for you to open your heart and allow the Lord to fill it with His grace.

April 10, 2017
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