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Peter's Pence Collection

Week After the Collection (July 6-7)
Thank you for your generous support in last week’s Peter’s Pence Collection! Our parish collected $[amount]. Our contributions, combined with those from our brothers and sisters around the world, will help Pope Francis provide essential relief to people in need. If you missed the collection, it is not too late to give! Visit www.usccb.org/nationalcollections, and click on the “How to Give” link.

Summer Camps

Are you looking for a chance to make lasting memories this summer? Camp Fatima for Boys and Camp Bernadette for Girls are still accepting registrations for our Summer 2019 Camping Programs. If you have questions or you are interested in coming to camp for a tour, please email Brendan Stackhouse at brendan@bfcamp.com or (603) 364-5851.
Register for the best summer ever

Catholic Charities New Hampshire: New Independent Living Community in Windham

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is excited to announce it has broken ground on a new 21-unit Independent Living Community at the Warde Health Center in Windham. One- and two- bedroom apartments, with balconies and carports, are available. Community residents will have access to the on-site chapel and Pastoral Care Director, among many services and amenities. Planned opening is November of 2019. We are currently taking reservations for potential community members. Please contact Bret Pomeroy, administrator of The Warde Center for more information at 603-890-1290 or whc.administrator@nh-cc.org.

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Child Safety

Assistance for Victims of Abuse

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 misconduct in the Church. The Office also seeks to be a source of comfort and support for anyone who is a survivor of sexual abuse in any walk of life. If you are a victim of abuse or misconduct by someone representing the Catholic Church, we encourage you to contact the Director of the Office for Healing and Pastoral Care at jnaff@rcbm.org or (603) 663-0125. For more resources to assist victims of abuse, visit www.catholicnh.org/healing

Twenty-Four Bulletin Announcements to Promote Child Safety

Use these bulletin announcements throughout the year:

Download: Word | PDF (updated on 11/14/18)

Note to Bulletin Editors: Please include the following bulletin blurbs in your parish bulletins at least twice a year.

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) 663-0125. Help is available.

Christmas in July 5k Run

Dust off your holiday apparel and join us, and Santa, for this fun festive July 5k run to benefit Catholic Charities New Hampshire, Thursday, July 18, 2019 starting at 6:20 pm at Auburn Pitts. For details and to register, visit runsignup.com/christmasinjuly5k

Family and Marriage

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.

Fiat and Quo Vadis Days Camps

Do you know where your life is going? The Lord Jesus has a great plan for you! High school age young men and women (ages 14-18) are invited to attend our upcoming vocations camps to look at the Lord’s call in your life while having lots of fun. These are overnight camps held at Northeast Catholic College in Warner and are led by priests, sisters, and seminarians of the diocese. The camps include a full schedule of hiking, swimming, canoeing, sports and games, daily Mass and prayer, and opportunities to grow in friendship with the Lord and with each other. The cost is only $50 and financial aid is available. For more information or to register please visit liveinblackandwhite.com or contact Becky Vinson in the Vocations Office at 603-663-0153 or rvinson@rcbm.org

Fiat Days (young women): July 8-11
Quo Vadis Days (young men): August 5-9

Human Trafficking

Download these bulletin inserts for the coming year from the US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking - Word  | PDF

Public Issues

Public Issues Bulletin on the Death Penalty

Educational Bulletins

Help your parishioners to understand the issues we're following in the legislature with our black and white educational bulletins. Topics include abortion, death penalty, immigration, and more. 

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Clergy Prayer Lists

Intercessions for Vocations - Cycle C (First Sunday of Advent 2018 to Feast of Christ the King 2019)

Vocation Bulletin Blurbs - 2018/2019