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Kevin Cullen

St. Frances in Scituate weathers the storm

The ocean was cresting the sea wall in Scituate, and there was a rumble that sounded like thunder. Not far away, Jon Rogers was sitting in a big easy chair in the vestibule of a Catholic church called St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

“Barbara Nappa and Caroline Crooker usually do Monday nights,” he was saying, “but they couldn’t do tonight.”

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