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Virtue Is A Habit

“Virtue can not take root without the help of temptation…Faith, hope, charity, chastity and patience and every virtue must be tried. Otherwise there would be no virtue.” C.S. Lewis once said that our morning prayer should begin like this: “Lord,…

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World Youth Day Pilgrimage

“In meditation a Christian seeks silence so as to experience intimacy with God and to find peace in his presence. He hopes for the sensible experience of his presence, which is an undeserved gift of grace; he does not expect…

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World Youth Day Panama

“I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” (Lk 1:38) The verse above comes from Luke’s Gospel account of the birth of Jesus being foretold, when the angel Gabriel came to…

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Epiphany of the Lord

“We saw His star at its rising and have come to do him Homage” This weekend we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. A time when the three magi or kings traveled from distant lands following a star. What they…

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Happy New Year

All the nations that you have brought into being will come and fall down in adoration, oh Lord, they will bring glory to your name.” (Psalm 86:9) Wow! The Christmas Season brings with it a power house of celebrations, beginning…

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Waiting In Joyful Hope

I hope that you are enjoying the small reflection book Father Carmichael provided for each of us during this year’s season of Advent and Christmas. The theme of the reflection book this year is: Waiting in Joyful Hope, and I…

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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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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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