Distribution of Holy Oils Ceremony

Deacons, religious, and the faithful of New Hampshire are invited to participate in the Solemn Evening Prayer and the Distribution of Holy Oils Ceremony held on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m at St. Joseph Cathedral.

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Week Two of Lent

Turning points are significant moments in life. During this second week of Lent, remember in your prayer people you know, especially young adults, who are facing turning points in their lives.

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Safe Environment Conference

On April 29th, the Diocesan Safe Environment Office is hosting a conference for those who assist with or administer our diocesan child safety programs. The program includes speakers from the USCCB and the New Hampshire Children’s Trust.

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Lent - Find Resources


Throughout Lent, find resources regarding each of the three traditional "pillars of Lent" which are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving as well as our Lenten series, meatless recipes, Stations of the Cross, events, and more.

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Theology of the Body - Register Now

Theology of the Body

Sr. Helena Burns will present this Theology of the Body workshop on how to sensitively and effectively minister to youth regarding identity, gender & sexuality. This is a great opportunity for school staff, catechetical leaders, and youth ministers.

April 4th
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Relic Pilgrimage - Find Details

Relic Pilgrimage

The incorrupt heart of St. Jean Vianney will be visiting St. Joseph Cathedral. The Knights of Columbus is hosting this tour and welcomes this special opportunity to offer veneration of this relic of the patron of parish priests.

April 24th
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Rite of Election - View Photo Gallery

Rite of Election

On the first Sunday of Lent, March 10th, St. Joseph Cathedral filled with catechumens and candidates for the annual Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion.

Photos by Michael Richards
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NH Catholic Directory - Place an Order

NH Catholic Directory

The 2019 edition of the NH Catholic Directory is available to order for $20. The new edition contains up-to-date parish information, priest assignments, and other useful data.

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Pope's Prayer - Watch Video

Pope's Prayer

This month, Pope Francis asks us to pray for a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

Intentions for February
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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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Help for Victims - Learn More

Help for Victims

The Office for Healing and Pastoral Care provides services and support, promotes healing, and supports the emotional and spiritual well-being of survivors of sexual abuse and other misconduct in the Church.

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Three Beliefs - Request a Copy

Three Beliefs

Three Beliefs is a document that explains Catholic teaching on life-sustaining treatment and care and includes the NH Advance Directive form modified in such a way to make it consistent with both Catholic teaching and NH law.

Available in English & Spanish
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Anniversary Mass - View Photo Gallery

Anniversary Mass

Couples from all over New Hampshire who are celebrating 10, 15, 20, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 55+ years of marriage were invited to special Wedding Anniversary Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester on March 3rd.

Photos by Michael Richards
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