- Jul 9, 2020
Father Oliver Blanchette, the oldest Assumptionist in the world and beloved by many in the Worcester Diocese, died May 11 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester after a period of declining health. He was 104.
For all priests in the Diocese of Worcester, ministry to the sick and dying in these days of the coronavirus pandemic is changed. Nineteen priests in the diocese have been trained to be designated ministers to the sick
Authorities have arrested a man they say started a fire in a Massachusetts church.
A Massachusetts bishop has called the notions of a New Testament scholar in his diocese “highly offensive and blasphemous,” and has called on his Jesuit college to ask him to publicly disavow his writings on the sexuality of Jesus.