Sep 7, 2016

Pro-Life Primary - kind of

The National Institutes of Health, (NIH), has recently announced its intention to lift its moratorium on funding research that involves injecting human embryonic stem cells into animal embryos thus creating part-human and part-animal organisms known as chimeras. The USCCB urges you to make Public comments regarding this unethical research before the deadline midnight Tues Sept 6

Sep 6 Tue – Pro-Life election endorsements announced by MCFL
Catholic Citizenship candidate positions
MCFL treasurer Madeline McComish has announced the following Endorsements and Recommendations for primary races. The PAC reminds you of the unusual date, Thursday, September 8th, and urges you to vote. There will be a small turn-out, which makes your vote very important!
26th Middlesex: the plan was to endorse Democrat, Timothy J Toomey, Jr., but on Wed. he changed his long but lightly held Pro-Life position and has succeeded in gaining the endorsement of Planned Parenthood. May God have mercy on his soul. Voters should ask him why the flip-flop.
30th Middlesex: Democrat James J Dwyer
14th Suffolk: Democrat, Angelo Scaccia
14th Essex: Democrat, Diana DiZoglio
15th Essex: Democrat, Linda Dean Campbell
11th Hampden: Democrat, Bud L Williams
11th Hampden: REPUBLICAN WRITE-IN, Michael Jones

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth: Democrat, Walter Timilty
Plymouth and Norfolk: DEMOCRAT WRITE-IN, Paul Gannon
2nd Suffolk: Democrat, Roy Owens
Plymouth and Norfolk: Republican Patrick O'Connor

District 8: Democrat, Judge Mary Hurley

Renew Massachusetts Coalition is collecting signatures to put an override of the MA transgender bathroom bill on the ballot. The Bill allows anyone who self-identifies as a gender, ever if different from their biological sex, to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms of that gender.
Sep 8 Thu – Primary MA election
Sep 8 Thu 10-11am Protest Planned Parenthood across the street from Worcester Planned Parenthood, 475 Pleasant St.

Catholics for Hillary? Say it ain't so!

Sep 9-11 Values Voter Summit, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC

Sep 10 Sat Prayer protest on sidewalk but no Mass at Problem Pregnancy Chapel, Pray for America in front of the Temple of the Secular Religion, Planned Parenthood
Sept 10 Sat 12pm Noon - National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, St. Bernard Parish at St. Camillus Church, 333 Mechanic Street in Fitchburg, MA. Guest Speakers: Rose Giammalvo & Ray Aucoin. Contact Joyce Aucoin for details

Keep Boycotting Target!

Sep 17 Sat 9am Prayer protest on sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood, followed by 10AM Mass celebrated by Fr. Reid Mass in the Problem Pregnancy chapel
Sep 17 Sat 9am-4pm- 1st Annual Restore America Conference & Expo, MA Conservative political activists’ “Event of the Year” Holiday Inn, Boxborough, MA. Immigration Reform, Terrorism, Second Amendment Rights, National Security. Cost: $15 (no box lunch), $28 (with box lunch), at-the-door $20 cash, (no lunch)

Sep 24 Sat 10am Mass, Fr. Cardinale, 9am Sidewalk peaceful prayer vigil

Sep 28-Nov 6, 40 Days for Life Fall campaign, THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF ABORTION

Sep 30 Fri 8:00pm 1st Friday Mass followed by adoration until 8am 1st Saturday Mass with Fr. Michael Roy of St. Roch’s. Everyone is welcomed. All Adoration hours could use backup. Scheduled Adorers 9PM – Chris T. 10PM - Julie S - Paul T. 11PM – Julie S, 12 AM midnight – Fran., 1AM – Carol/Diane 2AM open. 3AM.. – Jay G 5AM – Fred M - Bob D 6:00 – Adrian 7AM – Kathy L. Could really use some help in the middle of the night as well as at 6AM.
Oct 1 Sat 8am 1st Saturday Mass and devotion Problem Pregnancy Chapel, Fr. Michael Roy
We continue with Fr. Pagan’s prayer group to pray for our Country and the up-coming election, as part of the 1st Saturday devotion, after the 8am Mass, and including our regular Pro-Life prayers.

Oct 14 Fri 7pm MFI's 25th Annual Fundraising Banquet, featuring world-renowned faith leader Dr. Ravi Zacharias. Boston/Newton Marriot 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466

Oct 22 Sat 9:30am-3:30pm Assumption College HOSTS Society at the Crossroads - End of Life Care, followed by Mass at 4 pm. $15 includes a boxed lunch. Register

2017 Apr 1 Sat - 17th Annual Worcester Diocesan Catholic Men's Conference. NEW LOCATION! ASSUMPTION COLLEGE 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA

God Bless America

Jay G.
Prayer Needs;
Barbara Reidy RIP, Phyllis Schlafly RIP, Jonathan Ard RIP, 4 year-old Sarah who sustained 2nd & 3rd degree burns over 10% of her body in an accident (no surgery needed! doing much better), Jarrett's past girlfriend Ashley to return to the church and turn her life around, Paul Wood who's transferring to hospice and his family, Jonathan Ard RIP, Alyssa, Mike Jones & Renie McGee surgery, Baton Rouge LA & Dallas TX Police officers and their families, Philando Castile…

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