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    Feb 1, 2015

    Saint John Paul II first class relic arrives in Diocese of Springfield

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty

    WILBRAHAM – The faith of the people was on display along with the relic of a world-renowned and beloved saint as part of a 5 p.m. Mass at St. Cecilia Parish here Jan. 31.

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    Jan 31, 2015

    Longtime pro-life advocates leave Massachusetts Citizens For Life, form new group

    (Iobserve file photo/Carolee McGrath)

    By Carolee McGrath
    LONGMEADOW – More than a dozen dedicated former members of the Pioneer Valley Massachusetts Citizens for Life (PV-MCFL) have started a new pro-life organization.

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    Jan 30, 2015

    Berkshire students celebrate Catholic schools at annual Mass

    Staff report
    (Iobserve photos/Sharon Roulier)

    PITTSFIELD – Berkshire Catholic school students came together Friday, Jan. 21, for the annual Berkshire County Catholic Schools Week Mass.

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    Jan 30, 2015

    'I am your brother,' Burlington's new bishop tells Vermont Catholics

    Story and photo by Cori Fugere Urban, Catholic News Service
    BURLINGTON, Vt. (CNS) -- The former auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis was installed as the 10th bishop of the Diocese of Burlington during a joyful celebration of the Mass Jan. 29.

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