Taking the opportunity of the fact that 2016 has been declared as the Jubilee of Mercy, the His Holiness Pope Francis, The Office of Outreach and Cultural Diversity wanted to honor the opportunity for our 40 different ethnic Catholic communities to come together and and pass through the doors of Mercy. From this desire, the event Walking With Mary came to be, an event that gather about... [Read more...]
This past Monday, January 18, was the second year that the Office for Black Catholics has had the opportunity to work together with St. Katharine Drexel Parish to sponsor the 31’st annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast.
Attendees at the breaskfast
Moment of prayer at the annual MLK breakfast
Sr. Tess Browne welcomed us to the breakfast and Fr. Gerald Osterman... [Read more...]
On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016, Fr. Michael Harrington, Director of the Office of Outreach and Cultural Diversity joined the Polish Community at St. John the Baptist in Salem for their annual Christmas Concert. The concert was organized and lead by the Choir Director, Alicja Reksc and organist, Jerzy Wabno. The concert included the participation of many different choirs, such as the Adult... [Read more...]
On Friday, January 1, 2016, the 213’Th anniversary of Haiti’s independence, about 1000 people from throughout the Archdiocese of Boston gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston to celebrate Haiti’s independence and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Cardinal Sean O’Malley was the celebrant for the Mass and Very Rev. Kevin O’Leary, the rector of the cathedral, Rev.... [Read more...]