Holy Cross Family Ministries invites all to a  ‘Family Dinner’ linking life with Christ’s message

Holy Cross Family Ministries invites all to a ‘Family Dinner’ linking life with Christ’s message

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

EASTON, Mass. — It’s a situation many families across America have faced: a young daughter …

Bishop da Cunha elected to bishops’ committee that strives to assist immigrants, restore their dignity

Bishop da Cunha elected to bishops’ committee that strives to assist immigrants, restore their dignity

By Dave Jolivet, Anchor Editor

FALL RIVER, Mass. — “No one wants to leave their home,” Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., told

Hundreds line up to collect Thanksgiving fixings at New Bedford parish

Hundreds line up to collect Thanksgiving fixings at New Bedford parish

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest …

Anonymous benefactor adds to crèche collection at La Salette

Anonymous benefactor adds to crèche collection at La Salette

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — As the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro hearkens in the …

’Tis the season to be holy; Radio CorMariae can help

’Tis the season to be holy; Radio CorMariae can help

By Dave Jolivet, Anchor Editor

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — It’s a small Catholic radio station that was born in March of 2011. At 88.5 …

Sacred Heart food pantry, soup kitchen to remain in place

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — One of the most utilized food kitchens in the Fall River area will remain open and at its current location …

Massachusetts groups honored for promoting family values

Massachusetts groups honored for promoting family values

By Christine M. Williams, Anchor Correspondent

STONEHAM, Mass. — Last month, Morality in Media recognized half a dozen Massachusetts …

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Sometimes we can’t do it alone

Sometimes we can’t do it alone

Sometimes the churning, fearsome waters of a stormy sea seemingly never end. Sometimes, as the ocean waves crash over …

Send for the priests of the Church

Send for the priests of the Church

28 November 2014 — Homeport: Falmouth Harbor — Black Friday

Here on Cape Cod, the “black frost” has …

The Year of Consecrated Life

The Year of Consecrated Life

This Sunday the Church joyfully begins the Year of Consecrated Life, announced by Pope Francis a year ago.

Our challenge this month

Our challenge this month

Halloween has passed, Thanksgiving is yet to come. Daylight savings time has ended. The November elections have been completed and …

Judgment

Judgment

“When did we see You hungry and feed You? When did we see You a stranger and welcome You? When did we see You ill or in prison and visit You?” …

Physician-assisted suicide and confronting our fears

Physician-assisted suicide and confronting our fears

The prospect of a very attractive, recently-married young woman with a terminal illness facing excruciating pain and suffering …

The Church is the key

The Church is the key

Picture, if you will, an average (old fashioned!) household anywhere in the western world. The parents work hard to provide the necessities, …

Fighting Hitler against all odds

Fighting Hitler against all odds

Two enthralling books were just published that document how two Catholic laymen, Dietrich von Hildebrand and Josef Hartinger, in the …

Living now what matters forever

Living now what matters forever

We often wonder how people make it through crisis and trials. How they manage to hold their heads up high, even when everything around them …

Up a tree in Kalaupapa

Up a tree in Kalaupapa

We had enjoyed a simple lunch of chicken, potato, and mixed vegetables topped off by a strawberry in chocolate pudding dessert …

Jesus and jellybeans

Jesus and jellybeans

Happy November friends! Amazing that the winter season is already upon us, but if anything it puts us in a position to reflect on how we’re …

Is my soul OK?

Is my soul OK?

I smiled as one of my young students volunteered to lead prayer. Someone requested we pray for one boy’s sister. He frowned and said, “…

Advent: Christ living among us

Advent: Christ living among us

It’s hard to believe, but the season of Advent begins this weekend! Are we ready? In the words of martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero, “Advent …

The science of Pope Francis

The science of Pope Francis

In two of his public appearances last week, Pope Francis addressed two aspects of Catholic belief that I find …

We all could use a larger plate

We all could use a larger plate

I had a completely different idea in mind for this article, but as we all know, our plans are not always God’s plans. You know the kind of …

Detachment from stuff — the true spirit of humility

Detachment from stuff — the true spirit of humility

What do you think all these words have in common: fear, anger, jealousy, guilt, frustration, sadness, misery, possessiveness …

The government and Marriage

The government and Marriage

When two people decide to get married, where at least one of the spouses is on federal subsidy because of a disability, the government …


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