Parochial School Anniversary Mass

Our Lady of the Angels Province friars, Fr. Stanley Sobiech, OFM Conv. (second from left) and Fr. Albert Scherer, OFM Conv. (third from right) joined Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield, MA, for a special Mass at Mater Dolorosa Catholic School (Holyoke, MA) celebration of the school’s 110th Anniversary year. Mater Dolorosa Catholic School is the parish school of our pastoral ministry of Our Lady of the Cross Parish, where Friar Albert serves as pastor. The friars live in community the Saint John Paul II Friary (Holyoke, MA) along with three more of their confreres, who serve in various ministries in the area, including: Fr. Andrzej Brzezinski, OFM Conv. ~ Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of the Cross Parish, Fr. Benedict Fagone, OFM Conv. ~ Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish (Chicopee, MA), and Br. Frank Grimaldi, OFM Conv ~ Chaplain of the Soldier’s Home (Holyoke, MA).