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    Apr 20, 2015

    Religious celebrate concecrated life

    Story and photo by Julie Beaulieu

    CHICOPEE- Religious men and women were celebrated for their ministry and dedication to others during a special Mass April 19.

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    Apr 19, 2015

    Acts of Apostles tells of people, events in Christianity's early history


    (CNS photos/NBC)

    By David Gibson, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Jews from many nations, speaking a wide array of languages, were staying in Jerusalem at the time after Jesus' death, resurrection and ascension when a powerful wind swept in upon a house where his apostles and some others, including his mother, were meeting.

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    Apr 18, 2015

    Bishop Rozanski honors RCIA participants

    Story and photos by Sharon Roulier
    SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski honored 75 who participated in the RCIA program during an 11 a.m. Mass of Welcome at St. Michael’s Cathedral, April 18.

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    Apr 17, 2015

    UPDATED: Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer


    (CNS photo/Karen Callaway)

    By Catholic News Service
    CHICAGO (CNS) -- Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17 at his residence after nearly 10 years battling cancer. He was 78.


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