Ronda Dew and her daughter, Elizabeth, 6, handed out presents Tuesday for children who live in a Framingham homeless shelter. They and other parishioners are holding vigil at St. James the Great Church in Wellesley, which will have a priest celebrating Mass on Christmas.

Sign of hope at closed parishes

Priests will say Christmas Mass at 3 churches

By Charles A. Radin
Globe Staff / December 22, 2005

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Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley is making a quiet, concerted effort to resolve the long standoff between the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston and parishioners who have occupied six churches to prevent their closure. (Full article: 814 words)

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