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    Nov 28, 2014

    Local parishioners recall Bishop Maguire’s kindness, leadership

    (Iobserve file photos)

    By Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – Universally known as a likable and approachable man who loved being a priest, Springfield Bishop Emeritus Joseph F. Maguire,

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    Nov 27, 2014

    Knights prepare to feed thousands at annual dinner for the needy


    Story and photos by Carolee McGrath
    (more photos at Catholic Communications Facebook page)

    CHICOPEE – They are pulling out their best china, they’re decking the hall, and they’ve been cooking for days at Castle of Knights Banquet Facility on Memorial Drive here.

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    Nov 24, 2014

    Funeral arrangements set for Bishop Joseph Maguire

    Staff report

    SPRINGFIELD-  Officials of the Diocese of Springfield have announced funeral arrangements for retired Bishop Joseph F. Maguire.  

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    Nov 24, 2014

    Springfield Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, beloved bishop emeritus, dies at 95


    Staff report
    (Iobserve file photos)

    SPRINGFIELD -- Bishop Joseph Francis Maguire, retired fifth bishop of Springfield, passed away peacefully this evening, Nov 23, at 6 p.m. in his residence in Springfield, surrounded by family and caregivers.

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