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Excitement in Springfield for sainthood of Mother Teresa

MOTHER TERESA IS ABOUT TO BECOME A SAINT. CATHOLICS AROUND THE WORLD ARE AWAITING SUNDAY’S CANONIZATION OF MOTHER TERESA. SPRINGFIELD BISHOP MITCHELL ROZANSKI TOLD 22NEWS HOW THIS RECOGNITION WILL AFFECT OTHERS WHO DEVOTE THEIR LIVES TO HELPING THE POOR.. WHEN I THINK OF THE COUNTLESS MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS LAY PEOPLE WHO WORK IN CATHOLIC… Read More »

Pope Francis orders aims to hold the Catholic Church accountable for sexual abuse

CIARA: POPE FRANCIS ISSUED AN IMPORTANT NEW EFFORT TO HOLD THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ACCOUNTABLE FOR SEXUAL ABUSE. 22NEWS REPORTER SYDNEY SNOW EXPLAINS THE VATICAN’S NEW LAW. SYDNEY: THE LAW REQUIRES ALL CATHOLICS PRIESTS AND NUNS AROUND THE WORLD TO REPORT SEXUAL ABUSE AND COVER UP. PRIESTS AND NUNS NOW HAVE TO REPORT ANY WRONGDOING BY… Read More »

Local Catholics heartbroken over the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

RICH: AND CATHOLICS HERE IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS ARE MOURNING THE DEVASTATION OF NOTRE DAME. 22NEWS REPORTER TAYLOR KNIGHT IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM….AFTER TALKING WITH PARISHIONERS IN HOLYOKE ….ABOUT HOW THE FIRE HAS IMPACTED THEM. TAYLOR WE WERE AT OUR LADY OF THE CROSS CHURCH IN HOLYOKE BEFORE MASS THIS MORNING. MANY PARISHIONERS SAID ARE… Read More »

Mother Teresa to be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church

EXCITED CATHOLICS ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE PREPARING FOR TOMORROW’S CANONIZATION OF MOTHER TERESA. IN THE CITY OF KOLKATA WHERE SHE WORKED, NUNS, TEACHERS AND CHILDREN PUT UP DECORATIONS AND INSTALLED A STATUE OF MOTHER TERESA. POPE FRANCIS WILL LEAD THE CANONIZATION SERVICE IN FRONT OF ST. PETER’S BASILICA IN THE VATICAN. MOTHER TERESA WILL… Read More »

Westfield State students to hold day of community service

INCREASE TO $11- DOLLARS AN HOUR AT THE BEGINNING OF 2017. NEARLY 200 WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO IMPROVE THEIR COMMUNITY. THIS IS THE SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR STUDENTS HAVE PARTICIPATED IN ‘HELPING OUT OUR TOWN DAY.’ TOMORROW, STUDENTS WILL BE PAINTING, GARDENING AND CLEANING THROUGHOUT WESTFIELD TO HELP LOCAL BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS. THOSE… Read More »

Local Catholics attend Christmas service at St. Michael’s in Springfield

BARRY: CATHOLICS FROM ACROSS THE REGION WERE INVITED TO CELEBRATED CHRISTMAS EVE MASS AT ST. MICHAEL’S CATHEDRAL IN SPRINGFIELD THIS AFTERNOON. (CHOIR SINGING) DOZENS OF FAMILIES FILLED THE PEWS AT ST. MICHAEL’S FOR THE ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS. SPRINGFIELD BISHOP MITCHELL ROZANSKI TOLD 22NEWS, THIS CHRISMAS EVE MARKS THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF… Read More »

Martin Luther King Family Services honors community service

IT DISPLAYS INDIAN ARTIFACTS, SOME DATING BACK CENTURIES. NICK: PEOPLE WHO’VE MADE SPRINGFIELD A BETTER PLACE WERE HONORED TODAY BY THE MARTIN LUTHER KING FAMILY SERVICES AGENCY.. HUNDREDS GATHERED AT THE CHEZ JOSEF IN AGAWAM FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARDS PRESENTATION. FAMILY SERVICES PRESIDENT AND CEO, RONN JOHNSON HELPED CREATE THE EVENT THAT… Read More »