- Jul 26, 2021
After decades of pleas Vietnamese Catholics in the Archdiocese of Boston can now celebrate the Eucharist in their native tongue with the establishment of the archdiocese’s first Vietnamese parish on Sunday.
Cardinal Seán O’Malley ordained eight men into the Catholic priesthood on Saturday.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the nation into lockdown restrictions last spring, Father Michael Zimmerman, like many people, took advantage of the extra time to work on a project that otherwise wouldn’t fit into his schedule. The goal was to create a resource, or guide, for men discerning the priesthood.
Thomas W. Carroll is the Secretary of Education and Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Boston. He says the “safest place for a child in America right now is inside a school that’s following the health protocols.”
Churches will ring bells at noon Dec. 30, during the octave of Christmas, to remember and honor the more than 336,000 people who have died in the United States from COVID-19.
The plan to give the coronavirus vaccine to all residents and workers in long-term care facilities in Massachusetts began on Monday.
A priest was taken to the hospital with burns suffered in a fire at a church rectory in Massachusetts early Monday morning.
A weekly encounter with the homeless at the Jesuit-run Boston College High School hasn’t slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic. But their project to help the homeless continues to evolve as a result.