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NEW BRITAIN — Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Bishop Peter A. Rosazza blesses and dedicates a new altar at St. Mary Church in New Britain as Father Israel Rivera, pastor, and Deacon Pedro Rivera, at right, assist on Jan. 1.

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ENFIELD – John Berube, president of the parish council of St. Bernard Parish, thanks Father John P. Melnick, pastor, for his faithful service to the parish at a reception in the priest’s honor on Sept. 18 in St. Bernard’s Fitzmaurice Hall.

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HAMDEN – The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus honored their sisters celebrating 60 and 70 years of vowed life and 25 and 50 years of vowed life in two separate Masses of Thanksgiving in June.

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Archbishop Leonard P. Blair celebrated Mass on Pentecost Sunday, May 15, at St. Christopher Church in East Hartford to mark the conclusion of the parish's 50th anniversary.

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