My Brother’s Keeper makes milestone 1,000th delivery

My Brother’s Keeper makes milestone 1,000th delivery

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — My Brother’s Keeper, the Christian charity that provides furniture …

It’s about team on and off the field for JPII student

It’s about team on and off the field for JPII student

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

HYANNIS, Mass. — Each year on Holy Saturday during the Easter vigil, thousands of people …

Locals voice religious freedom concerns

religious freedom

By Christine M. Williams, Anchor Correspondent

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Laws protecting religious freedom are nothing new, …

Diocese to host film on immigrant parish

Diocese to host film on immigrant parish


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — St. Anthony of Padua Parish in New Bedford will host a special screening of the recently-released …

Transformed by Holy Week:
Personal reflections of our new shepherd

Transformed by Holy Week: Personal reflections of our new shepherd

By Linda Andrade Rodrigues, Anchor Correspondent

FALL RIVER, Mass. — During Holy Week at the Cathedral of St. Mary …

One man plus 25 shows has equaled success at HFHN

One man plus 25 shows has equaled success at HFHN

By Becky Aubut, Anchor Staff

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — When Cecilia Felix first met Maurice Ouellette, she wasn’t even …

Brother to discuss Taizé prayer at Freetown parish

Brother to discuss Taizé prayer at Freetown parish

By Kenneth J. Souza, Anchor Staff

EAST FREETOWN, Mass. — For more than a year now, parishioners at St. John Neumann …

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Dune buggies, moon buggies and spring

Dune buggies, moon buggies and spring

Admit it. We all thought it. At least most of us did. We were sure that the remnants, the tons and tons of remnants of the …

My view from the bleachers

My view from the bleachers

Thursday 16 April 2015 — Homeport: Falmouth Harbor — National High Five Day (No, really)

Readers …

Regina Caeli

Regina Caeli

Last week we considered the Angelus, one of the most effective of all the Spiritual practices in a plan of …

The new life Easter symbolizes

The new life Easter symbolizes

As you read these words, if your issue of The Anchor has arrived on time, the Lenten season has ended. We are now celebrating the Triduum, …

Care for broken families

Care for broken families

Every post-Resurrection story has one thing in common: no one recognizes Jesus. This seems to be a pattern for us mere mortals; Jesus walks …

Pondering the implications of three-parent embryos

Pondering the implications of three-parent embryos

An ethical Rubicon was crossed when the first in vitro fertilization-conceived baby came into the world in 1978. With human reproduction …

Caught between God and Caesar

Caught between God and Caesar

Cultural fissures are widening around us as people consider which laws they will obey and which they find intolerable. We chafe, we …

Forgiving wrongs willingly — Really?

Forgiving wrongs willingly — Really?

Pope Francis just announced that he is proclaiming a special Holy Year of Mercy that will begin on December 8, the 50th anniversary …

Our Resurrection message

Our Resurrection message

Transition is one of those words that evokes a multitude of feelings and emotions ranging anywhere from hope to fear. During our Lenten journey, …

Cat on a hot tin roof

Cat on a hot tin roof

It was time for my evening walk and Bailey accompanied me as is his custom. We walked past the care home where a nurse is always …

Going home

Going home

On March 19 the world lost someone special: a quiet, unassuming man of faith, my grandfather, who we affectionately refer to as “Pa,” left …

Listening with one’s heart

Listening with one’s heart

At the faculty meeting, I scribbled a note to myself. New to Catholic education, I was in the midst of learning to be super-organized …

Do something

Do something

Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? It plays over and over and you just can’t locate the pause button no matter how hard you try? …

Being missionaries of love

Being missionaries of love

“He loved His own in the world and He loved them to the end” (Jn 13:1).

There is a story told about the Apostle …

He has Risen indeed

He has Risen indeed

Happy Easter all!! It’s that time of year when all the bunnies are put away, the eggs have all been found, and we are gradually working off …

Superheroes

Superheroes

Who is your superhero? 

During last month’s Youth Rallies at Bishop Stang High School, I pondered that question as was asked …

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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