Month: February 2019

Bishops of Massachusetts to the Catholics of the Commonwealth

Bishops of Massachusetts to the Catholics of the Commonwealth

We write as your pastors; we write also at a critical moment for the Catholic Church in Massachusetts, in the nation and throughout the world. The issue which confronts us all, but especially confronts us as bishops, is the sexual abuse crisis that has again enveloped the life of the Church. Catholics throughout the United States and the world have struggled with the deepest questions of reason and faith as the multiple issues of sexual abuse by priests and bishops have become public over the last sixteen years. The past year has been especially traumatic, and we again apologize to

Announcing Our New Collaborative Service Commission

Announcing Our New Collaborative Service Commission

Our Collaborative has developed in so many fruitful ways since we began this journey in 2015. Our two parishes, each unique and rich in tradition, culture, and ministry, have continued to thrive as distinct faith communities while simultaneously entwining themselves in organic and God-glorifying ways. The Holy Spirit continues to work with deliberate timing as we discern God’s will for our collaborative, revealing opportunities for even deeper connection for worship, enrichment, and ministry together. It is with great joy that we enter a new phase of collaboration in our service and outreach ministries with the establishment of a Collaborative Service

Abide Boston: April 19-20, 2019

Abide Boston: April 19-20, 2019

All high school students are invited to join us for ABIDE this Easter season. What’s ABIDE All About? ABIDE is a one day commitment to make a lasting impact. It’s an invitation for Catholic teens to not only acknowledge, but respond to, Christ’s Good Friday sacrifice. … through pursuit of a common, charitable goal … through service … through encouraging one another … through community It’s about making a difference. It’s about LIVING the Catholic faith. It’s about passion. Abide Boston takes place Good Friday into Holy Saturday, April 19 & 20, 2019. It is an incredibly moving, inspiring, and

Saint John School: A Small School with Big Opportunities!

Saint John School: A Small School with Big Opportunities!

At Saint John School, children receive a top quality education rooted in the beauty and values of our Catholic faith. SJS is a small school with big opportunities, offering the best educational value in Metrowest Boston. Our students, age 2.9 years through Grade 6, learn by doing through our hands-on, experiential curriculum; they learn by serving through our engaging service and social-emotional learning programs; and they learn together through collaborative projects and special events. SJS is blessed with talented and dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to the education of the whole child, and an amazing parent community that partners