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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

  • 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.

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  • Pope FranCIs in the U.S.

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

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    • July 19
      As of Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the Annual Partners in Charity Appeal is $151,212 away from reaching goal. There are only 43 days to go until the appeal is concluded for this year. To date, the Diocese of Worcester has received 16,461 gifts and pledges totaling $4,848,788. CLICK TITLE to go to the Partners in Charity Website to make a donation or for further information.
    • July 6
      WORCESTER, MA -- Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, announced the following priest assignment which will take effect immediately. Rev. Dario Acevedo who has served as an Associate Pastor at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Milford, is now the Chaplain to the Brazilian Catholic Community in Leominster and Chaplain to the Hispanic Catholic Community in Webster. His residence will be at St. Stephen Rectory in Worcester.
    • July 6
      Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester announced today that David Perda, Ph.D. has been appointed Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Worcester. He will begin on August 7 with the retirement of Dr. Delma Josephson, who has been Superintendent of Catholic Schools since 2009. CLICK TITLE FOR RELEASE
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