Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The white smoke appeared on Wednesday, signalling that the conclave had chosen Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to be the new head of the Catholic Church.
Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio - the new Pope Francis I - is a "holy and humble man," according to Rev. Michael Doyle at St. Mary of the Annunciation. "It seems to me he is an exceptional selection," Doyle said on Wednesday afternoon after white smoke emerged from the conclave in Vatican City. Doyle said he saw Bergoglio as a contender for the leader of the Catholic Church after reading on blogs that he was the runner-up when Pope Benedict XVI at the conclave in 2005. The only question was whether the College of Cardinals would choose Bergoglio, 76, or whether they were looking for a younger pope. "I think the Lord did his work," Doyle said. It was important that the new pope have the ability to address concerns about making …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Further charges will be filed against a Danvers man arrested early Monday morning in connection to the alleged theft of copper downspouts off a downtown Catholic church.
When James Richardson woke up his roommate early on Monday morning, his roommate thought Richardson wanted to run downtown to grab some cigarettes. But when the pair pulled in to the rear parking lot of the CVS store in Danvers Square at about 2:30 a.m. and looked to the rear of the lot, Richardson told him roommate, who was driving, “forget it, it’s not there.” At that point, it was clear to the roommate they were not there for cigarettes and instead to pick up scrap metal. Earlier in the night, police received a call from St. Mary of the Annunciation church on Conant Street. At about 2:30 a.m. a man was spotted trying to steal a copper downspout off the church. The theft was interrupted and the man, dressed in all black, began to run. …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
A Danvers man was arrested after allegedly stealing copper from a downtown Danvers church.
A man faces charges after he was caught red-handed allegedly stealing a copper downspout from St. Mary of the Annunciation church early Monday morning. James Richardson, 45, of 42 Summer St. in Danvers was charged with larceny over $250 and malicious damage. There was another person with Richardson but they do not face charges, said Chief Neil Ouellette. Danvers police were first alerted to the theft with a call from the church at 2:29 a.m. When police got there they found a 20 foot piece of the church’s downspout on the sidewalk with nobody around it. So police waited in the area "and sure enough somebody returned," Ouellette said. Police said they followed that person in their vehicle and they were stopped near 187 Maple St. That's when …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The obituary for Dr. Dougald C. MacGillivray, 88, of Danvers.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Dougald C. MacGillivray, M.D. was a well-respected surgeon and a long-time resident of Danvers. He was born in Brighton on Sept. 7, 1923 and died at North Shore Medical Center in Salem surrounded by his family on Aug. 5, 2012. Dr. MacGillivray was a devoted father of a large family and a man of great Catholic faith. Dr. MacGillivray was predeceased by his parents Dougald and Mary (Fahey) MacGillivray of Brighton. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Dorothy (Morrissey) MacGillivray and his 12 children: Mary and her husband Gerald McGillicuddy, M.D. of Worcester, Dougald MacGillivray, M.D. and his wife Jennifer of Falmouth, ME, Johanna MacGillivray, MSW, LICSW of Danvers, Anne MacGillivray of New York, N.Y., Joseph MacGillivray …