This weekend the NPH Mexico Pequeño Tour will be visiting our collaborative to share their musical choir and stories with our community, to raise awareness and support for their NPH home and family. This year, our focus will be on education and there will be a special Second Collection at all Masses to benefit the University Scholarship Program.
Category: Service and Outreach
We are happy to extend an invitation to everyone in the parish collaborative to participate in this year’s St. John Christmas Wish Program. During this holiday season, we hope to grant wishes for more than 400 children! Each child receives a new outfit and a special Christmas Wish gift they have requested. These gifts will go to the youngsters in our own parishes, as well as in our sister parishes of St. Katherine Drexel in Roxbury, St. Patrick in Lowell, St. Patrick in Brockton and the Julie Family Learning Program in Boston.
As many parishioners have heard, our Collaborative POWIR program, in partnership with Catholic Charities, has begun supporting two refugee families who have been resettled in Dorchester. Chantal and her two boys, Jeremie and Emmanuel, are from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Maria and Marcos from Honduras.
As many parishioners are now aware, we are in the formative stages of a partnership with Catholic Charities to welcome a Refugee family this year. A group of over forty parishioners have committed to helping the effort in the areas
As you know, each year in Lent we reach out as a community to one particular place of suffering, amid so many in the world, through our Collaborative Lenten Gift. This Lent, we open our eyes and hearts to the
Over the past few weeks, we’ve introduced you to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and to the recently formed Conference established by parishioners from St. John and St. Paul parishes. Our new Collaborative Service Commission has chosen the
Last week, we introduced you to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, an international organization that addresses the needs of the poor. This week, we will talk about the need that exists here in our community, and the work
When a fledgling nonprofit comes knocking at your door or email account, it is often looking for a check to fund staff or office space. But a new volunteer group in town is searching for something more: neighbors in need…
We begin with the story of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which operates internationally in over 4200 locations. Inspired by Gospel values, the Society leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person services to the needy and suffering, in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and its patron, St. Vincent de Paul.
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