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Labor Day Mass to support local workers

BOSTON -- The Archdiocese of Boston will celebrate a Mass of solidarity with janitors who up until recently faced layoffs at the hands of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, Aug. 30, at Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel in South Boston.

Pilot launches 'Echoes' online opinion portal

Pilot launches 'Echoes' online opinion portalBRAINTREE -- This week, The Pilot launched a preview of a new online portal to present varied takes on current issues and events from a Catholic perspective.

North End facility provides home for those seeking medical care

North End facility provides home for those seeking medical careNORTH END -- Thanks to the vision of two Italian immigrant brothers, a former convent in the North End has provided a home-away-from-home for people all over the world coming to Boston to seek medical care for more than 25 years.

Two schools receive $100K Catholic Schools Foundation Prize Grant

Two schools receive $100K Catholic Schools Foundation Prize GrantBOSTON -- The Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) has announced that it will award a shared $100,000 grant to Trinity Catholic Academy in Brockton and Blessed Sacrament School in Walpole designed to help the schools collaboratively plan and launch a new, innovative curriculum. The funding will allow the schools to enhance the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum with key lessons from religion and the arts.

Father Robert Labrie and Father Richard Casey named senior priests

Father Robert Labrie and Father Richard Casey named senior priestsTwo priests, veterans of multifaceted ministries over their restive years of ordination have been granted senior priest/retirement status by Cardinal O'Malley.

Father James Achadinha pastor in Gloucester

Father James Achadinha pastor in GloucesterThe announcement of the collaborative in Cape Ann, which consists of two Gloucester parishes, but serves that city and neighboring Rockport as well was not a surprise to parishioners. They had been well prepared for it by the previous pastors and assigned priests.

Boston Catholics pray for Iraqi Christians, ready to help

Boston Catholics pray for Iraqi Christians, ready to helpBOSTON -- The Archdiocese of Boston rallied to offer prayers at a Mass of solidarity with the Iraqi Community of Boston at Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Parish in Newton Aug. 16, and earlier that day Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley sat down with a group of local Iraqi Christians to get their perspective on violence impacting their Christian friends and relatives in their homeland.

Perpetual Adoration in Boston marks fifth anniversary at St. Clement's

Perpetual Adoration in Boston marks fifth anniversary at St. Clement's BACK BAY -- Keeping a shrine open for perpetual adoration requires more than a monstrance and an open door, it requires dedicated people.

Father Richard DeVeer granted senior priest status

Father Richard DeVeer granted senior priest statusA priest of the archdiocese since his ordination on Feb. 10, 1965, Father Richard S. DeVeer was granted senior priest/retirement status on June 1, 2014.

CatholicTV announces change in daily Mass broadcast

CatholicTV announces change in daily Mass broadcastWATERTOWN -- Beginning on Labor Day, the CatholicTV Network will no longer broadcast the Mass on Boston's ION Network Monday through Thursday. CatholicTV will continue to broadcast the Mass on all other current carriers and online.
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