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    Jan 25, 2015

    Bishop Rozanski celebrates annual Mass with the deaf community

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty

    SPRINGFIELD – At a special 2 p.m. Mass Jan. 24 held at Mary, Mother of Hope Parish here, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski thanked the nearly 80 attendees from the deaf community for their faith and their outreach in the Diocese of Springfield.

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    Jan 24, 2015

    Confession is time to encounter God, it's not a dry cleaners, pope says

    By Cindy Wooden
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS file photos/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- While people must be honest and specific about their sins when they go to confession, they will miss the sacrament's key grace if they are "completely mechanical" about listing their sins, Pope Francis said.

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    Jan 23, 2015

    Increase in sex trafficking expected during gridiron, golf tournaments

    Story and photos by Nancy Wiechec, Catholic News Service
    PHOENIX (CNS) -- Catholic Charities of Arizona is preparing to serve an increased number of sex-trafficking victims arrested by local police in the days surrounding Super Bowl Sunday.

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    Jan 22, 2015

    Bishop Rozanski joins local parishioners for annual March for Life


    (Iobserve photo/courtesy of Father  Michael Wood)

    By Julie Beaulieu
    CHICOPEE – Voices of the San Damiano Youth Group filled St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Basilica in Chicopee Wednesday night for a Pro-Life Vigil Mass prior to the send-off of 200 pilgrims to the March for Life in Washington D.C.             


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