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  • Women hold candles during a June 13 vigil in Los Angeles for the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. A lone gunman, pledging allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist group, killed 49 people early June 12 at the nightclub. (CNS photo/Lucy Nicholson, Reuters) See ORLANDO-PRAYER-VIGIL June 14, 2016.

    “Let our actions show that life is sacred, ” a message from Bishop Sullivan

    The shocking and horrifying shooting of the men and women in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando floods our minds and hearts with questions and disbelief about who could create such carnage and why. Our initial response to that slaughter must be that of people of faith. We turn to God...

  • Parish Nurse Council grads

    Parish Nurses graduate class sponsored by VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services

    On June 18, the first class of Foundations of Faith Community Nurses were commissioned at Saint Simon Stock Parish, Berlin. The Foundations in Faith Community Nursing course provides more than 40 hours of training for those developing their Parish Nurse ministries. The class was sponsored by VITALity healthcare through the...

  • Anniversary Mass 2016

    Celebrating a bond for life

    Joining hands, still wearing the rings they first put on their fingers decades earlier, they recited the familiar phrases: “in good times and bad,” “in sickness and in health,” “love you and honor you.” More than 140 couples renewed their commitment to each other at the Wedding Anniversary Mass June...

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