Due to recent announcements from the State House that they are severely curtailing public events because of the coronavirus, the Massachusetts Family Institute Annual Lobby Day, set for March 18, has been postponed.
Worcester is among the dioceses nationwide that are taking precautions to guard against the spread of the coronavirus and reminding parishioners to take common sense steps related to hygiene in their personal lives.
Elected, chosen, invited and welcomed. At St. Paul Cathedral Sunday afternoon 87 catechumens celebrated the Rite of Election and 72 candidates celebrated the Rite of Recognition and Call to Continuing Conversion.
WORCESTER – Deacon John F. LeDoux, 65, of Worcester, died Sunday at St. Vincent Hospital after a long illness. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Bishop McManus on Friday, March 6, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, 19 Chatham St. Calling hours will be held at the cathedral on Thursday, March 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.