Priestly Ordinations

You are cordially invited to attend the priestly ordinations of Rev. Mr. Daniel Mikolajewski, Rev. Mr. Cuong Van Nguyen, and Rev. Mr. Roarke (Rory) Traynor through the laying on of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit by Bishop Libasci at St. Joseph Cathedral on June 4 at 10:00 a.m.

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Laudato Si Week

The annual celebration of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato si’, which began in 2015, is a way for all Catholics to unite and commit to further action and prayer for our common home created for us by God where humankind, animals, nature, and all creation are vital components as part of one family.

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Recognizing Excellence Awards Gala

Join the Catholic Schools Office at the Recognizing Excellence Awards Gala on June 16th when we will officially honor our School Leader of the Year, Clergy Member of the Year, Community Partner of the Year and most especially our Teacher of the Year.

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May Shout-Out

Each month the Safe Environment Office highlights a Safe Environment Coordinator who demonstrates a strong commitment and dedication to keeping our children safe. This month we recognize Jackie Capes, the Safe Environment Coordinator at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough.

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Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus is a parish-based summer catechetical program for both grade school age children, and junior and senior high school youth. Registration happens through the diocese. Six opportunities are available for parishes to host Totus Tuus in 2022.

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Vita et Caritas Award - Submit a Nomination

Vita et Caritas Award

The Diocese is currently seeking nominations for the Vita et Caritas Award, given to a NH volunteer of a non-profit organization who makes significant contributions that help transform the lives of women, children and families.

Nominations Due by June 3
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START Incentive - Get the Details

START Incentive

The Diocesan Catholic Schools Office has launched START (Securing Teachers and Retaining Talent). START is a two-pronged incentive for full-time faculty for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Attention Teachers!
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Catholic Quiz - Take the Quiz

Catholic Quiz

Test your Catholic knowledge by taking this quiz from latest issue of Parable Magazine.

May/June Issue
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Stations of the Light - Get Started

Stations of the Light

The Stations of the Light is a spiritual journey with Christ that takes one through fourteen of the most inspiriting events of His post-Resurrection life on earth.

Video & Prayer Guide
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Pope's Prayer - Watch the Video

Pope's Prayer

Let us pray that all young people, called to live life to the fullest, may discover in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage of faith, and dedication to service.

Intentions for May
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Easter eBook - Learn More

Easter eBook

The diocese has published a free eBook called Christ Our Passover, a collection of brief excerpts on the Eucharist from documents of the Second Vatican Council and the writings of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, and Pope John Paul II.

Christ Our Passover
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Coronavirus - Check for Updates


The Diocese continues to monitor information related to the Coronavirus through resources available from the Centers for Disease Control and other authorities.

Stay Informed
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Clergy Prayer List - Download Prayer List

Clergy Prayer List

Each day we pray for members of the clergy and for an increase of vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, religious, and consecrated life in the Diocese of Manchester.

Pray for Our Clergy
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Road Trip Pilgrimage - Watch the Video

Road Trip Pilgrimage

Take a "road trip pilgrimage" with Fr. Josh to explore the hidden Catholic gems across New Hampshire.

Holy Rosary Parish, Rochester
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