Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut
Tuesday, April 25, 2017


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Father John P. Melnick, pastor of St. Bernard Parish in Enfield, places ashes on the forehead of second-grader Caanan Preste on Ash Wednesday in the gymnasium of St. Bernard School while classmate Autumn Gagnon waits her turn. Father Melnick celebrated Mass for the school community for the start of Lent during the Jubilee Year of Mercy. (Photo submitted)

watching willoow jan16Youngsters Jose Ruiz and Josie Thomasen get up close and personal recently with Willoow and Regina Caron, who visit Assumption Early Learning Center in Manchester weekly. (Photo by Lenora Sumsky)

MANCHESTER – Children at Assumption Early Learning Center have been watching Willoow grow. The adorable Old English Sheepdog, with her distinctive shaggy coat, was only 8 weeks old when she began visiting students at the early learning center.

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