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Sr. Louise Thomas, SSJ, dies at 92

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/13/17

From iObserve.org

NATICK, MA. – Sister of St. Joseph Louise Thomas McIsaac (Rita), 92, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, died in Natick on Nov. 12.

A native of Worcester, Mass., she was the daughter of George and Ethel (Hurley) McIsaac.

She entered the ... Read More »

St. Francis of Assisi NCYC Heads to Indianapolis

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/12/17

The members of NCYC and their chaperones received a special Blessing of Pilgrims at the conclusion of the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, November 12. On Wednesday, they will depart for Indianapolis for the bi-annual NCYC conference, which will be held from Thursday to Sunday. They will join more ... Read More »

Pope Francis High School to celebrate ‘Spirit of the Season’

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/07/17

(iObserve Photo/Courtesy Pope Francis High School)

Story from iObserve.org

CHICOPEE – Pope Francis High School will host “Spirit of the Season,” an evening of holiday music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and silent and live auctions, Thursday, Dec. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The event will be held ... Read More »

Funeral for Rose Letourneau Methot Thursday (11/9) at 10 AM

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/07/17

Our parishioner, Rose Letourneau Methot, died on Sunday, November 5th. We extend our prayerful condolences to all of her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 9th, at 10 AM, by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, ... Read More »

Bishop Mitch Releases Statement Voicing Opposition to Physician-Assisted Suicide

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/06/17

Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski has released the following statement reiterating his opposition to physician assisted suicide. Measures have been endorsed in Northampton and will go before the Amherst Town Meeting this evening. These and other local efforts are happening in an effort to lobby the Massachusetts Legislature, which ... Read More »

Parishioner Chris Drewniak Competing to Raise funds for Pathlight

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/02/17

Parishioner and longtime Altar Server Chris Drewniak is participating in a dance competition fundraiser for Pathlight in Springfield. Pathlight provides enrichment and recreation programs for teens and adults with disabilities.

Chris has teamed up with a young lady named Oliwia Bragiel, who was Miss Polonia of Massachusetts 2017, to ... Read More »

Funeral Mass for Vivian Collard Wednesday (10/25) at 11 AM

Posted by Ms. Jeanne Brzycki on 10/24/17

Our parishioner, Vivian Collard, died on Wednesday, October 18th. We extend our prayerful condolences to all of her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 25th at 11 AM, by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, located ... Read More »

World Mission Sunday - October 22, 2017

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/11/17

 

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

      Each October, the celebration of World Mission Sunday leads us to the heart of our Christian faith, leads us to mission, as Pope Francis explains in his message for this year’s celebration on October 22.

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Cathedral Class of '67 to host Reunion

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/11/17

CHS Class of '67 Reunion

The Cathedral High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th Reunion on October 20, 21 and 22, 2017.

On the night of Oct. 20 anytime from 7-11PM class members and their guests are invited to start off the weekend by dropping in ... Read More »

Purple Mass for those with Dementia November 4th in Springfield

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/11/17

The 4th annual Purple Mass, to pray for a cure and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease as well as offering spiritual support to those suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, along with their loved ones and caregivers., will be held at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield ... Read More »