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    Dec 22, 2014

    OBITUARY: Sister Kathleen McGurk, SSJ, ministered in Springfield, Worcester dioceses

    (Photo courtesy of Sisters of St. Joseph)

    Sister Kathleen McGurk, (Catherine Mary), 85, beloved member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield who was in her 64th year in the congregation, died in Mont Marie Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, here, December 20. A native of Holyoke., she was the daughter of John and Kathryn (Sears) McGurk.

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    Dec 22, 2014

    Pope Names Indianapolis Auxiliary Bishop Christopher Coyne as Bishop of Burlington, Vermont

    (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

    Staff Report

    WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Indianapolis, 56, as bishop of Burlington, Vermont.

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    Dec 21, 2014

    2014 Heisman Trophy winner says everything he does is for God's 'glory'

    (CNS photos/Brad Penner, USA Today Sports via Reuters)

    By Ed Langlois, Catholic News Service
    PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- The winner of college football's 2014 Heisman Trophy attended the same all-boys Catholic high school

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    Dec 20, 2014

    Service honors Chicopee homeless


    Story and photos by Peggy Weber
    CHICOPEE -- A memorial tribute to homeless persons was held at Lorraine's Soup Kitchen, here, Dec. 19. 

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