Next step taken in sainthood cause for ‘Rosary Priest’ Servant of God Father Peyton

Next step taken in sainthood cause for ‘Rosary Priest’ Servant of God Father Peyton

By Dave Jolivet, Anchor Editor

EASTON, Mass. — Fall River Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will lead a special event …

Centennial celebration planned for historic Cape Cod chapel

Centennial celebration planned for historic Cape Cod chapel

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass. — The New Testament Letter to the Hebrews (6:19) describes …

Cape Cod summer speakers series returns

Cape Cod summer speakers series returns

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

MASHPEE, Mass. — Christ the King Parish in Mashpee will be launching its annual Summer …

St. Faustina hits the stage in light-hearted rendition of Divine Mercy painting project  

St. Faustina hits the stage in light-hearted rendition of Divine Mercy painting project

By Dave Jolivet, Anchor Editor

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — What do the Lord, St. Faustina, an unretired play director, and …

Boston to host March for Life, renamed from Walk to Aid Mothers and Children

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By Christine M. Williams, Anchor Correspondent

BOSTON — For the first time ever, Boston will host its own March for …

Newly-ordained Father Tim Mouton, C.S.C., is right at home on Stonehill campus

Newly-ordained Father Tim Mouton, C.S.C., is right at home on Stonehill campus

By Dave Jolivet, Anchor Editor

EASTON, Mass. — It was a Confirmation retreat exercise. One in which Tim Mouton, a …

Bishop Feehan students prepare for their next step

Bishop Feehan students prepare for their next step

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Students come and students go at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, …

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‘And this bird you cannot change’

‘And this bird you cannot change’

It’s no secret that I am a music fanatic; perhaps more than sports. There, I said it. But “My View From the Orchestra Pit,” …

When does summer begin?

When does summer begin?

Friday 29 May 2015 — Port-O-Call: Cockle Cove, Chatham — Memorial Day weekend (traditional)

I still …

The Particular Exam

The Particular Exam

There’s a huge difference between a general wish to grow in faith and holiness and a plan to cooperate with God’s help to do …

A month for Our Lady

A month for Our Lady

The cold weather months are behind us. The large mounds of snow have dissipated. The frozen ground has given way to new growth. Flowers …

Our diocesan youth: Precious sources for the Church

Our diocesan youth: Precious sources for the Church

During the months of spring our parishes blossom with adolescent youth. They spring forth from the recesses of their Religious Education programs …

What is VSED and why should it matter to us?

What is VSED and why should it matter to us?

More than 20 years ago, Dr. David Eddy, writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, described how his mother, …

Marriage and motherhood

Marriage and motherhood

“Matrimony is an older word for Marriage — but it remains quite recognizable today. Merriam-Webster [still] defines it as “the joining …

Thinking about five to four

Thinking about five to four

About a month ago the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases. These pose the questions whether …

We are the storytellers

We are the storytellers

Our story — where do we begin? We all have stories to share, whether young or old. We have a beginning, maybe a middle depending on our age, …

Damien: Gentle shepherd, fierce defender

Damien: Gentle shepherd, fierce defender

She stepped off the plane with a broad smile on her lovely face and gave me a big squeeze as I welcomed her. “The Miracle Girl,” …

Where two or three are gathered

Where two or three are gathered

Well friends, we’re wrapping up the semester here in Virginia, and it’s the end of my first year of graduate school. So much is happening …

‘You’re in my heart, you’re in my soul’

‘You’re in my heart, you’re in my soul’

I looked at my students’ faces. It was prayer time at the start of class. My question had been met with silence. Their non-verbal communication …

Make those moments count

Make those moments count

Over the last several weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to participate in two “momentous” events with our young people. One event was the commencement …

A lived relationship with the Lord

A lived relationship with the Lord

As I was beginning to write my article for this week, I realized that much of what I wanted to say was in my …

Dear younger me (Part I)

Dear younger me (Part I)

I had never really been into Christian music and then about three years ago, I gave up “secular music” for Lent and started listening to K-…

Healthy fears

Healthy fears

Every day we are faced with fears. How we deal with these fears depends on our attitude and our faith. From the very beginning …

Churches offer community opportunities for the blind

Churches offer community opportunities for the blind

While we, as blind people, try our best to get involved in our communities on our own, one vehicle that helps us accomplish this …

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