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The USCCB June Assembly

Hello and welcome! Saturday, I traveled to Pittsburgh to celebrate the priestly ordination of two Capuchins from my province – Brother Andrew Corriente and Brother David Domanski. Brother Andrew is one of our more famous friars because he won “The Great American Baking Show.” The ordination was held in St. Augustine’s Church, the very church […]

Ordaining five new transitional deacons

Hello and welcome! Since the spring, Father Andrea Filippucci has been on loan to the Diocese of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. And now, Father Victor Vitug will be joining him to work at St. Joseph’s Parish on St. Croix. So, they both came to meet with me last Friday. Father Andrea has had some challenges […]

Installing Father Oliveira in Revere

Hello and welcome! Last Friday, I went to St. Barbara Church in Woburn to celebrate the funeral Mass of Father Tom Powers, who passed away last Friday — the 27th anniversary of his ordination — after battling cancer for several years. There were, of course, a large number of people there, as Father Powers was […]