The seminary community celebrated the traditional 40 Hours devotion last week, and closed the celebration Sunday, Nov. 3 with solemn Evening Prayer and a eucharistic procession from St. Martin Chapel on the seminary’s lower side to Immaculate Conception Chapel on the upper side. Benediction followed, for which Msgr. Michael Picard, pastor of St. Andrew Parish in Newtown, was the homilist. Also see our photo gallery on the close of the 40 Hours devotion at the seminary, Nov. 3. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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