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Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley and the Rev. Thomas Powers (left) greeted parishioners after Mass in St. Maria Goretti Parish yesterday in Lynnfield. It was O’Malley’s first time mingling with parishioners since he was named cardinal.

O'Malley's elevation uplifts parish

Archbishop tries to maintain sense of normality

By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / February 27, 2006

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LYNNFIELD -- As hundreds of parishioners waited in the church vestibule for Mass to begin, the group of teenagers and adults sat in the basement of St. Maria Goretti waiting to be confirmed, murmuring loudly and fidgeting in anticipation. (Full article: 735 words)

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