Brazil

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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...]

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...]

11068163_854132611313031_8211845022323093728_n Brazilian Women`s Congress 2015

During the month of March, the Brazilian Communities of St.Anthony in Everett, St. Tarcisius in Framingham, Madona Queen Shrine in East Boston and Holy Family in Lowell held a day retreat celebrating women! Women gathered at St. Anthony Parish in Everett Women Participating in the Women Congress at St.... [Read more...]

Brazilian-Charismatic-Renewal-formation-Jan-2015 Brazilian Charismatic Renewal Leadership Retreat

On January 18, 2015 the leadership of the Brazilian Charismatic Renewal Prayer Groups gathered at the Pastoral Center in Braintree for a day of formation. Aside from a one year weekend leadership retreat, the Brazilian Charismatic Renewal holds monthly leadership day of formation to help assist those... [Read more...]

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Every year the youth of the Brazilian community comes together for a Retreat of Orientation in the Catholic Faith (C.O.R.). This year’s retreat happened in October, where over 70 youth came together to learn about their faith, have a deeper encounter with our Lord and meet many new friends, it... [Read more...]

feature-image Brazilian Aclamai – October 18-19, 2014

On the weekend of October 18-19th, hundreds of Brazilians gathered in St. Anthony’s Parish in Allston, MA for prayer and worship.This year was the 9th ACLAMAI, an event with the goal to renew and strengthen the faith of participants through talks, hours of prayers and Eucharistic adoration and... [Read more...]

feature-image Brazilian Youth C.O.R Retreat – October 24-26, 2014

On the weekend of October 24-26th, 2014, the Youth Pastoral of the Brazilian Apostolate hosted its 14th consecutive C.O.R (Course of Religious Orientation) Retreat for youth and young adults. This year’s theme was: “To be a true Christian, you must have Faith in Action”.  Over 70 youth... [Read more...]

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