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Entries for July 2018

Humanae Vitae- The Timeless Teaching from the Church on Marital Love
July 25, 2018 marked the Fiftieth Anniversary of Blessed Paul VI's landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae. Written in a turbulent era, the encyclical was prophetic in what it stated about human sexuality and the transmission of life. The document is counter-cultural and it is a treasure. It is a teaching full of hope. There are many good resources available for young couples to become aquainted with the teachings of HumanaeVitae and Saint John Paul II's Theology of the Body. Many young people are embracing Church teaching on ...

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NDCCW Choose Keynote Speaker for Convention
Sister Elissa Rinere, C.P.,J.C.D. Chancellor of the Diocese of Norwich will be the Keynote Speaker at 2018 Convention Sister Elissa Rinere, C.P. is a member of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion.  She is originally from New York City, but has lived most of her religious life in New England.  In addition to an M.A. in Secondary Education from URI, Sister has a doctorate in canon law (J.C.D.) from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  Sister Elissa taught for ten years at what was then “Prout Memorial High School” in R...

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Bishop Ordains Three Permanent Deacons
In Service to the Church     Article by Edyta Wolk Photos by Marie Wynn On July 14 at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick, three men were ordained to the order of the permanent diaconate. Bishop Michael R. Cote, D.D. welcomed candidates Dan D’Amelio, Bryan Jones, and Kim Thompson, as well as their wives and families, to the church for the celebration of the rite of ordination. “We all rejoice with you,” the Bishop said to the ordinands. “We likewise congratulate you for your willingness to pursue this calling and for your re...

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Welcome to the Bereavement and Grief Support Page
Visit our Bereavement and Grief Support Page to Find a List of Resources and Articles to help you deal with grief.  

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