Director’s Blog

20160402divinemercyvigil_gm0031_25598458463_o Walking with Mary – A Multicultural Pilgrimage of Faith April 2016

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.... [Read more...]

DSC_0175 Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast, January 2016

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. MLK Poster Attendees at the breaskfast Moment of prayer at the... [Read more...]

DSC_0131 Polish Community Christmas Concert, January 2016

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... [Read more...]

Jan. 1, 2016 Haitian Celebration 167 Haitian Independence Day Mass With Cardinal Sean O’Malley, January 2016

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... [Read more...]

November 29, 2015 - The closing Mass of the Year for Consecrated Life celebrated this morning at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross with Mass celebrated by Cardinal Seán O' Malley.
Photos by George Martell Mass for the Closing of the Year of Consecrated Life, November 2015

On November 29th, 2015 Cardinal Seán O’Malley united with just about 1,900 consecrated religious sisters, brothers and priests to celebrate the Closing Mass for the end of the Year of Consecrated Life at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston. The year of Consecrated Life was declared by... [Read more...]

The 2015 Cheverus Awards Vespers service celebrated Nov. 29, the First Sunday of Advent at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross by Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley. Pilot photo/ Gregory L. Tracy Cheverus Award Ceremony, November 2015

On November 29th of 2015, Cardinal Seán O’Malley honored 127 laypersons, deacons and religious at the annual Bishop Cheverus Award Ceremony at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. This annual ceremony, named after the Archdiocese of Boston’s first Bishop, began in 2008 as a way to honor and... [Read more...]

Healy 2015 051 Annual Bishop Healy Award Dinner, November 2015

The Bishop Healy award dinner began 22 years ago as a way for the community to gather and celebrate the lives of those who served within the Black Catholic Community in the Archdiocese of Boston.  Some of the honorees have included, Dr. Sylvia Quarrel-Simons, Most Honorable David Nelson and Barbara... [Read more...]

IMG_4775 Vietnamese Martyrs Feast Celebration, November 2015

On Sunday, November 8th, 2015 the Vietnamese Community of the Archdiocese of Boston gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to celebrate a special Mass in honor of the Vietnamese Martyrs. The mass was presided by Cardinal Sean O’Malley OFM Cap, and con celebrated by many priests and deacons of... [Read more...]

7os0k6eztnh4cxr-large Korean Community, Fr. Harrington Makes a Pastoral Visit to Youth, October 2015

Earlier this month, Fr. Michael Harrington paid a visit to the Korean Community youth, in which mass was celebrated followed by fellowship. Below are some pictures  in which you can see the beauty of the the growth of this young faith community Share this:Facebook Read More →

4nlpast6xozdunmi-large Iraqi Community Exaltation of the Holy Cross September 2015

On September 13th, 2015, the Iraqi Community of the Archdiocese of Boston celebrated the Eid Al- Salib or the Feast of Holy Cross, the finding of the cross Jesus was crucified on. The Holy Mass was celebrated by Fr. Bassim Shoni, chaplain of the Iraqi Community, in the Syriac rite making the celebration... [Read more...]

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