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Hope For A Better Day

There are many good men and women, fathers and mothers, educators, doctors and nurses…even ministers, who struggle with temptation on a daily basis yet remain faithful by the Grace of God. Let us always remember that there is so much…

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Protecting God’s Children

The Archdiocese of Boston Child Protection office was established in 2002 to assist women and men, families and parishes who were suffering in the aftermath of sexual abuse.  The office now works diligently each day to ensure the safety of…

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The Capture Conference 2018

This week Brett D’Alelio (Digital Media Director) and I attended a Capture Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. At the Masses last weekend I asked everyone to pray that I have a safe and calm flight; as you know I have…

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Religious Education Program

The St. Ann by the Sea Religious Education Program (CCD) is a program with a vibrant Eucharistic spirituality, meaningful catechesis, and mission outreach to the poor, marginalized and homebound. Our students, grades Pre-K –11, are offered age appropriate opportunities to…

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A Message From Cardinal Seán

There are times when words fail us – when they do not capture the depth of overwhelming situations we sometimes face in life. For the Church in the United States this is one of those times.

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Parish Updates

You will have noticed that we removed two rows of pews in the front, so as to accommodate the choir. This afforded us the opportunity to replace any of the broken or peeling kneelers with kneelers that are in good…

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Blessed Mother is always asking us to “Pray, Pray Pray!!” This Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary illustrates perfectly the Marian doctrine of the Catholic Church: We do not worship Mary or place her above Christ,…

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Modern Evangelization

This weekend we are featuring our scrumptious LOBSTER ROLLS… our missionaries will be selling the rolls for $20.00, which includes chips and the roll. I want to thank the Marshfield Commercial Fisherman’s Association for donating all of the lobsters. A…

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The Legacy of Martha McLaughlin

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Martha McLaughlin, who was employed at our parish as the CCD Coordinator for thirty years. Martha’s Funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, which is a testament…

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