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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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    Apr 17, 2015

    Playing organ for New York teams is sports heaven for church musician

    Story and photos by Gregory A. Shemitz, Catholic News Service
    CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (CNS) -- Paul Cartier, an organist at Our Lady of Hope Church in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, finds himself in sports heaven at this time of the year.

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    Apr 17, 2015

    Elms College, GCC establish bachelor’s in business program

    Staff report
    CHICOPEE – The College of Our Lady of the Elms and Greenfield Community College (GCC) have signed an agreement to expand baccalaureate opportunities for GCC students with a new full-time business degree program with established moderate tuition rates for each year of study.


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