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, …

Stang student pens winning speech from Jesus’ perspective

Stang student pens winning speech from Jesus’ perspective

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — It’s become something of a familiar cliché or catch phrase when …

Former parish gets new life helping the homeless

Former parish gets new life helping the homeless

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Where there was once a place that sermonized the Good News to feed, …

Bishop holds candid Q & A session with students visiting cathedral

Bishop holds candid Q & A session with students visiting cathedral

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Since his installation as the eighth bishop of Fall River in …

2015 St. Pius X Youth Award Winners

2015 St. Pius X Youth Award Winners

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., presented the Pope St. Pius X Youth Award to 61 young persons …

Area conference seeks ‘robust understanding’ of Pope Francis

Area conference seeks ‘robust understanding’ of Pope Francis

By Christine M. Williams, Anchor Correspondent

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Pope Francis’ style and leadership have been popular …

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Another Blues man gone

Another Blues man gone

I usually write my column on Tuesday mornings, the day The Anchor goes to press. That way my topic can be as current as possible, …

Talking the talk

Talking the talk

Friday 22 May 2015 — Homeport: Falmouth Harbor — Pentecost weekend

A wise pastor like myself makes …

Being guided by the Holy Spirit

Being guided by the Holy Spirit

Many times we can conceptualize the pursuit of holiness as fundamentally our work, but it’s really God’s work with which we should …

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 …

Crime and punishment — Here and now

Crime and punishment — Here and now

Last week a Bristol County jury found former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder, for which he received …

Remain in Me

Remain in Me

Spring is upon us the trees are blooming, flowers are shedding the winter dullness for the splendor of their vibrant colors. Life teems all …

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 …

Time to let your light shine

Time to let your light shine

The other day I was meeting with a high school student in my parish preparing for Confirmation. One of the …

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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