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Pope St. John XXIII Seminary breaks ground on new learning center

 

WESTON -- With a few silver shovels full of dirt on the evening of June 3rd, a bright new chapter in the story of Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary began.  See rest of the story here

Cardinal O'Malley issues Congressional Letter of Support for Senate 1553 the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

In a June 16 letter to Congress, Seán Cardinal O’Malley urged Senators to support “S. 1553, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act as proposed by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC).”  See: Letter

 

 

Massachusetts March for Life

Mark your calendars for the Massachusetts March for Life to be held on June 28th, 2015.  The Events start at the Boston Common Parkman Bandstand with a rally at 1:00 p.m. featuring LIFT MINISTRIES.  The March will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Bishops approve USCCB President's Statement on Race Relations at General Assembly

 

U.S. Bishops approve USCCB President’s Statement on Race Relations at General Assembly

June 10, 2015

Bishops' Spring Assembly in St. Louis available on social media

Bishops’ Spring General Assembly in St. Louis Will Be Available by Web Stream, Social Media, Satellite Feed

June 3, 2015

Public Health Committee announces hearing date for Physician Assisted Suicide legislation

The Committee on Public Health has announced the public hearing for the latest iteration of the Physician Assisted Suicide legislation, "An Act affirming a terminally ill patient's right to aid in dying."  The bill, designated House Bill 1991, will be heard by the Committee on October 27th, 2015.  You can read the bill here.  To read more about the Catholic Church's opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide, please click here. 

Death with Real Dignity Convention to be held in Worcester

The Death with Real Dignity Convention on Physician Assisted Suicide will be held this fall on October 17, 2015 at Assumption College.  Featured speakers include Bishop Robert J. McManus, DD, STD and Father Myles Sheehan, SJ, MD, Provincial of the New England Provice for the Society of Jesus.  For more information, please visit witnessforlife.com or download this flyer

U.S. Bishops To Meet June 10-12 in St. Louis, Hear Presentations on Synod, Family, Strategic Plan, Encyclical Themes

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for their annual Spring General Assembly, June 10-12, in St. Louis. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, USCCB president, will present a summary to the bishops on the consultation of U.S. dioceses for the 2015 Synod on the Family. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap., will give an update on the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which Pope Francis will attend on his September Apostolic Journey to the United States.

Massachusetts Bishops Release Statement on the Death Penalty

Today the Massachusetts Bishops have released a statement on the death penalty.  You may read the statement here. 

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