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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...]

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...]

21670475803_2f268c95fb_k Ordination of Permanent Deacons, October 2015

On this past Saturday, October 17th, Cardinal Sean O’Malley ordained twelve men as Permanent Deacons at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The Cathedral was filled, in which present were priests, deacons, family & friends of those ordained. As Cardinal O’Malley ordained each man, he instructs... [Read more...]

12out2012---fiel-segura-uma-imagem-de-nossa-senhora-aparecida-durante-missa-em-homenagem-a-padroeira-do-brasil-realizada-na-praca-da-se-na-regiao-central-da-capit Annual Brazilian Celebration of Our Lady Of Aparecida, September 2015

Our Lady of Aparecida is the Patroness of Brazil. Also known as the “Black Mother” the story of her apparition dates to October 12th, 1717, where in the dark waters of the River Paraiba, in Aparecida SP Brazil,  three fisherman fished a small statue of Our Lady which was caught on the net... [Read more...]

cor4 Brazilian Community C.O.R. retreat, August 2015

The C.O.R. – Curso de Orientação Religiosa (Retreat of Religious Formation) is an annual retreat for adults of the Brazilian Catholic Community who are looking to learn about, and deepen their Catholic faith. The Retreat Consists of a series of talks, from Catholic Doctrine to How to Deepen... [Read more...]

DSC_1186 Cardinal Seàn Confirms 100 Brazilians at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross

On Pentecost Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 2:00pm, Cardinal Seàn O’Malley confirmed 100 Brazilian youth and adults at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Present and confirmed were members from 10 of the 16 Brazilian communities  St. (Anthony in Allston, St. Anthony in Everett, Holy Family in Lowell,... [Read more...]

17319478216_9f7bf57c79_n 2015 Hispanic Community Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima

Every year on the first Saturday of the month of May, the Hispanic community of the Archdiocese of Boston publicly honors the Mother of God at the Shrine of our Lady of Fatima in Holliston, MA. This year about 1,000 people came together to celebrate our Lady on May 2nd. The day started with the procession... [Read more...]

16697622593_61f9b7878b_z The 2015 Archdiocese of Boston Awards Banquet

On the evening of April 29th, 2015, the Archdiocese of Boston Office for Lifelong Faith Formation and Parish Support of Youth and Young Adult held it’s annual Awards Banquet celebrating those involved in Middle School and High School youth ministry, Young Adult ministry, CYO Athletics, Scouting... [Read more...]

11173621_918484078194386_291795686_n Brazilian Community Youth Pastoral Gincana 2015

A “Gincana” is a type of competition, in which various teams compete in a series of challenges and games that are all worth a certain amount of points. In the end, the team which won the most amount of points from winning in the different areas of the challenges takes the title home. Gincana... [Read more...]

11035708_931152426937348_4532146383765787653_o Ethnic Communities Holy Week 2015

Holy week is the most important and special week of our Catholic Faith,  and it is particularly special how our Ethnic Communities go about celebrating Holy Week. Starting with Palm Sunday, bringing the community outside into procession is a beautiful testimony for all of those to see the and acknowledge... [Read more...]

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