In the Neighborhood

Around the Diocese

Transformed in Love Marriage Prep – Transformed in Love for engaged couples is the Archdiocesan program for marriage preparation. For upcoming dates, locations, and registration information, visit or contact Liz Cotrupi at

The Franklin Veterans Council hosts a Veterans Coffee Social on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10:00am in the Franklin Senior Center Cafe. All veterans are invited. Contact the Veterans Service Office with any questions: 508-613-1315.

The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents at St. Anthony Shrine. No registration is necessary. For more information, call Diane, mother of Paul, at 617-542-8057.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter. “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you." Strengthen, renew, and rekindle your marriage sacrament by at-tending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend Mar 13-15, 2020 in Duxbury, MA or Apr 18-19, 2020 in Brewster, MA. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 800-710-9963 or visit them at

Discipleship Week: a great opportunity for Catholic teens (Grades 9-12) who want to go deeper in their faith and spend five days with other teens from all over the diocese. Takes place Jun 24-18, 2020 at Assumption College in Worcester. For more information and to register, visit

Rosary Makers: Third Wednesday of the month from 10:00am-11:30am at the Betania II Spiritual Retreat and Conference Center, 154 Summer Street, Medway. Join us for prayer and music while making Rosaries and Rosary Chaplets for people in need, especially in Venezuela. 508-533-5377.

The Project Rachel ministry extends a special invitation to women suffering from the pain of a past abortion to attend a one-day retreat. Winter/spring dates are Mar 7, Apr 4 and May 30. Locations are confidential. For more information, contact Project Rachel at 508-651-3100 or