During these 40 days, we ponder what it means to “give up, take up and lift up.” Using the spiritual practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving, we deepen our relationship with Christ and discern where God is working in our lives.

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All the Light We Cannot See

Marie-Laure LeBlanc is a blind 9-year-old girl living in Paris with her father, the head locksmith at the Museum of Natural History. Werner Pfennig is a 10-year-old boy living in an orphanage with his sister Jutta in a mining town in Germany. Their stories come together to reveal the forces of magic, beauty and love at work in the world.

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Lenten Morning of Prayer and Fellowship

The NH Diocesan Council of Catholic Women invites all women of the Diocese to join us for a Lenten Morning of Prayer and Fellowship at St. Joseph Cathedral with Very Rev. Jason Jalbert on Saturday, March 23, 2024.

Register by March 15th

Men of St. Joseph

Bishop Libasci invites men of the Diocese of Manchester to Mass and breakfast at St. Joseph Cathedral to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, patron of our diocese on Saturday, March 16, 2024. There is open seating for Mass but breakfast is limited to the first 240 registrants. Cost is only $12.

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Recognizing Excellence Gala

The successes of our Catholic schools and their students would not be possible without the selfless support of our committed educators, administrators, clergy, and lay partners in the community. Submit your nominations for Teacher of the Year, Clergy of the Year, and Community Member of the Year.

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Retrouvaille is a peer ministry led by married couples who have worked hard using the Retrouvaille tools to make their marriages stronger. The next Marriage Help Weekend is being held March 1st in Tewksbury, MA.

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Public Issues

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. In this latest stop, he explores St. Francis Xavier Church in Groveton, a church of St. Marguerite d'Youville Parish.

St. Francis Xavier Church, Groveton
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CRS Rice Bowl - Learn More

CRS Rice Bowl

Did you know that Lenten alms donated through #crsricebowl support the work of CRS in more than 120 different countries each year? And 25% of funds stay in our diocese to support hunger and poverty alleviation efforts!

Help Change Lives
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Vietnamese Tet Mass - View Photos

Vietnamese Tet Mass

Bishop Libasci celebrated a Mass in honor of Tet at St. Anne-St. Augustin Parish Manchester on February 11. It was a joyous occasion for all in attendance!

Photos by Michael Richards
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Rite of Election - View a Photo Gallery

Rite of Election

The Rite of Election took place on February 18, 2024 at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester.

Photos by Michael Richards
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2024 Directory - Place An Order

2024 Directory

The 2024 edition of the NH Catholic Directory is available to order for $20 for an anticipated mid-March delivery. The new edition contains up-to-date parish information, priest assignments, and other useful data.

Get Your Copy!
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Pope's Prayer - Watch the Video

Pope's Prayer

Let us pray that the sick who are in the final stages of life, and their families, receive the necessary medical and human care and accompaniment.

Intentions for February
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Eucharistic Congress - Get Your Passes!

Eucharistic Congress

We know what happens when two or more are gathered in Jesus’ name—but what happens when 80,000 passionate Catholics come together in anticipation of a new Pentecost? Let's find out next July!

July 17-21, 2024
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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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Engaged Couples - Download the Brochure

Engaged Couples

The Diocese of Manchester offers regional Engaged Couple Courses, both in-person and remote, to assist with the marriage formation process.

2023-2024 Courses
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Cathedral Restoration - Watch the Video

Cathedral Restoration

For the past decade, Saint Joseph Cathedral has undergone significant restoration and beautification work to become a jewel in the crown of the "Queen City" of Manchester!

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Calendar - View Calendar


Browse through our online calendar to find out about upcoming events at Catholic parishes, schools, and organizations throughout New Hampshire. Do you have an event that you want to list? We welcome submissions from NH Catholic organizations.

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