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    Last Friday, we had our annual gathering of newly retired priests at the Pastoral Center. In the morning, they heard a presentation by Joe D'Arrigo and his staff of our Clergy Health and Retirement Trust, providing them with helpful information as they ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Friday, we had our annual gathering of newly retired priests at the Pastoral Center. In the morning, they heard a presentation by Joe D'Arrigo and his staff of our Clergy Health and Retirement Trust, providing them with helpful information as they ...

    More
  • Little Sisters of the Poor to withdraw from Somerville residence

    SOMERVILLE -- Little Sisters of the Poor announced Sept. 16 that they will be withdrawing from Jeanne Jugan Residence, Somerville. The Sisters met with the residents, their families, lay associates, staff and volunteers sharing their decision. The Little ...

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  • 2019 permanent deacon ordination class

    BOSTON -- Nine men will be ordained to the Order of Deacon by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Sept. 21. The formation program for deacons is a four-year process of discernment, study and prayer, which includes two ...

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Friday, we had our annual gathering of newly retired priests at the Pastoral Center. In the morning, they heard a presentation by Joe D'Arrigo and his staff of our Clergy Health and Retirement Trust, providing them with helpful information as they make the transition to the role of senior priest. Then, at noon, I joined them for lunch.

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2019 permanent deacon ordination class


BOSTON -- Nine men will be ordained to the Order of Deacon by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Sept. 21. The formation program for deacons is a four-year process of discernment, study and prayer, which includes two courses a semester and one Saturday meeting a month for additional training and prayer. The program requires two retreats a year, one with wives and one together with their class. The program offers the men the option to complete their master's degree in theology after ordination with a few additional courses through St. John's Seminary.

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