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Join us for a new series throughout the 50 days of Easter which will give us all an opportunity to pay special attention to what our baptism into the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus really means. The seven weekly reflections for Easter start on Easter Sunday.  Read the Reflections on the Diocese website.

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Canada Pilgrimage

Posted on April 11, 2019 in: General News

Travel with us 7/29-8/1 as we visit some of the most beautiful Churches and Shrines in Quebec, Canada.This 4 day, 3 night pilgrimage will bring you to the Sacred Heart de Beauvoir Shrine in Sherbrooke, the Notre-Dame-du-Cap Basilica in Trois-Rivières, several Churches in Old Quebec, Sainte- Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica north of Quebec City, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, Saint Joseph Oratory in Montreal and lastly we will celebrate a Gregorian Mass chanted by Monks at the Benoit-dulac Abbey and visit their religious gift shop where they sell chocolates and cheeses they make themselves. ...

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NH Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Marian Mass & Breakfast The Council of Catholic Women invites women of all ages to their annual Marian Mass and breakfast on Saturday, May 18 at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. The morning will begin with Rosary at 7:30, Mass at 8:00 am and catered breakfast following Mass. During breakfast, guest speakers Brian and Christine Templeton will discuss parenting, family life and Mary. Visit www.catholicnh.org/women for more information. The cost for breakfast is $15 per adult and $7.50 for young women under 12. Register by May 10 at https://marian2019.eventbrite.com o...

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JPII Academy Open House

Posted on April 11, 2019 in: General News

Take a tour of our school, visit classrooms, meet teachers and see the "Catholic school difference!" Administrators and faculty will be on hand to answer questions. Reservations are not required. If you are not able to attend during open house hours, we would be happy to schedule an individual tour. When? May 6 - 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.      or      Mary 9 & 10 deom 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For inquiries, call our office at (603) 542-2157.

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St. Joseph Parish Mass Changes

Posted on April 15, 2019 in: General News

Beginning on the weekend of Divine Mercy, April 27-28, Mass times will be changed at St. Joseph Parish, Claremont, NH.  The Saturday Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 PM and the Sunday Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM. Although this change may seem difficult for some, please remember that the number of people who presently attend the three Masses on the weekend could be accommodated with only one Mass.

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Divine Mercy Services

Posted on April 23, 2019 in: General News

Divine Mercy Sunday is on April 28th.  St. Mary Church will have normal Mass times in the morning and in the afternoon we will have the following Services: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament     Noon - 3:00 pm Confessions     1:30 - 2:45 PM Chaplet of Divine Mercy     3:00 pm Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament following the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Jesus, I Trust in You

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Pro-Life Event

Posted on April 03, 2019 in: General News

We will have our monthly Vigil for Life across from Planned Parenthood, 136 Pleasant St.,, Claremont, NH, from Noon to 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 27. Come out for just one hour to pray for an end to the killing of innocent unborn children and infanticide. “You are called to stand up for life! To respect and defend the mystery of life always and everywhere, including the lives of unborn babies, giving real help and encouragement to mothers in difficult situations. You are called to work and pray against abortion.” – St. John Paul II

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Relic Pilgrimage

Posted on March 28, 2019 in: General News

The incorrupt heart of St. Jean Vianney will be visiting St. Joseph Cathedral on April 24th. The Shrine of Ars, France, has made this major relic available for a national tour in the U.S. The Knights of Columbus is hosting this tour and welcomes this special opportunity to offer veneration of this relic of the patron of parish priests, whose holiness and integrity is a model for clergy and laity alike. Veneration is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Bishop Libasci will celebrate Mass at 12:10 p.m.

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