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  • Mission Statement

    As individuals, families and parishes, our mission as the Diocese of Worcester is to respond joyfully to Christ’s call to become more fully the People of God. Though imperfect, we are a blessed people striving to participate in Christ’s mission of reaching out to all. Therefore, we accept the Gospel challenge, which calls us to bring another to a deeper knowledge and love of God. Since God calls us to live in community in the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves in this time and place to becoming a prayerful and faith-filled Church that truly reflects the glory of God.

  • Celebrate priesthood!

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  • Ordinations to priesthood, Diaconate and consecration of DIocese - June 3, 2017

    CLICK HERE to LIVESTREAM of the Ordination Liturgy on June 3 including the Consecration of the Diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary - watch live or archived broadcasts!

    CLICK for Letter from Bishop McManus on Consecration of the Diocese to Mary

  • Pope FranCIs in the U.S.

    Check out posts and photos from Worcester pilgrims in Philadelphia during his visit at the WooPope Facebook page.

    CLICK HERE to read homilies and speeches

     

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  • Local News

    • November 17
      Bishop McManus and Catholic Charities will host a Thanksgiving Dinner at the St. Paul Cathedral Cenacle, noon, Nov. 23, in the cathedral basement. Dinners will also be delivered to those who are homebound.
    • November 17
      Father Michael E. Gaitley, author, director of evangelization for the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, challenged about 700 people to be part of history-in-the-making, as he connected the Blessed Mother with past and the future at a Mercy and Mary Retreat in Charlton.
    • November 17
      Local high school students, Olivia Rampello, Emily Malone, and Kara Boissoneau, from St. Bernard Central Catholic High School, have raised $7,500 dollars to help feed the poor. The fundraiser resulted in the distribution of 22,222 bags of food to various food shelters in the area.
    • November 17
      This year marked the 10-year anniversary of the St. Paul Catholic Schools Consortium. The Consortium celebrated with their annual fundraiser dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, where Michael J. Nicholson spoke and was given the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.
  • Catholic News Service