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    Mar 5, 2015

    Teachers at Catholic schools honored for excellence

    Story and photos by Carolee McGrath
    SPRINGFIELD – Caroline Herron was in the middle of a fractions lesson with her fourth grade class at St. Michael’s Academy, here, when she had an unexpected knock at the door.

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    Mar 4, 2015

    Cathedral High School students celebrate Lunar New Year

    Story and photos by Peggy Weber

    WILBRAHAM – The Cathedral High School community immersed itself in a new culture as they celebrated the Lunar New Year, March 3 and today.

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    Mar 4, 2015

    Pope plans to canonize St. Therese's parents during family synod

    (CNS photo/courtesy of Library of Lisieux)

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, during the world Synod of Bishops on the family in October.

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    Mar 4, 2015

    Ignoring, abandoning the elderly is a sin, pope says

    By Cindy Wooden
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Seeing the elderly only as a burden "is ugly. It's a sin," Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience.

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