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Bostonians march for life

Bostonians march for lifeWASHINGTON -- Hundreds of pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Boston joined hundreds of thousands of advocates for human life from around the nation, Jan. 22, at the March for Life in Washington.

Local pro-lifers hold annual rally

Local pro-lifers hold annual rallyBOSTON -- Defenders of human life from conception to natural death converged on Faneuil Hall in Boston, Jan. 25, for Massachusetts Citizens for Life's (MCFL) annual Assembly for Life.

Young adults rough it to attend march

Young adults rough it to attend marchWASHINGTON -- For all of those who travelled from Boston to Washington for the 2015 March for Life, the trip was a pilgrimage not a vacation, but for one Boston group the oft-repeated idea meant some additional sacrifices.

New look at Milton parish

New look at Milton parishMILTON -- When Father Aidan Walsh first became pastor at St. Elizabeth Parish in Milton six years ago, he made himself a promise -- "If I ever have the opportunity to renovate this church, that's what I'll do."

Local Catholic invited to attend State of the Union

Local Catholic invited to attend State of the UnionLYNN -- Ludia Modi's service to her Lynn community earned her a trip to Washington D.C. and the opportunity to attend an address by the president of the United States. The 22-year-old AmeriCorps volunteer accompanied her congressman to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Jan. 20.

World Day for Consecrated Life: You are cordially invited to the following Open Houses on Feb. 8

World Day for Consecrated Life: You are cordially invited to the following Open Houses on Feb. 8The Marist Missionary Sisters 62 Newton Street, Waltham, MA 02453 Open House between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

From Cardinal Seán's blog

From Cardinal Seán's blogEach year, Communion and Liberation sponsors a gathering in New York City, which they call the New York Encounter. This year's theme was "In Search of the Human Face" and the gathering was very much dedicated to the memory of my good friend, Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete.

Local groups pray for unity 'for the sake of the world'

Local groups pray for unity 'for the sake of the world'WOBURN -- Almost 200 supporters of Christian unity lifted their voices in scripture readings, songs and prayer in celebration of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, Jan. 18.

MCFL announces 2015 legislative agenda

BOSTON -- As pro-life advocates prepared to march for life in Washington, D.C. Massachusetts Citizens for Life (MCFL) geared up to advocate for life on Beacon Hill.

Boston-area Sisters host prayer vigil for Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Boston-area Sisters host prayer vigil for Human Trafficking Awareness Day BOSTON -- For the eighth consecutive year, local Catholic Sisters from the Boston Unit of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, representing 16 congregations in the Greater Boston Area, gathered with over 150 sisters, associates, and friends on Jan. 11, National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness, to pray for an end to human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery.
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