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2010 Press Releases

2010

December

New Year’s Eve Pro-life Mass & Vigil  (12/29/10)

The Pastoral Center will be closed on Monday, December 27, 2010 due to inclement weather in the Boston area  (12/26/10)

Campaign For Catholic Schools Awarded Major Grant From The Boston Foundation (12/23/10)

Cardinal Seán O’Malley’s Schedule For Christmas Eve, Christmas Day And New Year’s Eve (12/23/10)

Christmas Schedule for Cathedral of the Holy Cross  (12/22/10)

CatholicTV’s Father Robert Reed Will Provide Commentary For Vespers Prayers With Pope (12/10/10)

Statement Regarding the Late Fr. Czeslaw Szymanski, O.S.P.   (12/9/10)

Riverdance Producer To Visit Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy Columbia Campus In Dorchester (12/7/10)

New Series on CatholicTV Explores Eternal Life, Prayer, and Faith  (12/6/10)

Archdiocese Announces ‘The Light Is On For You” Confession Initiative For Advent (12/3/10)

Archdiocese Enhances Professional And Leadership Support As Part Of Revitalization Of Catholic Education  (12/2/10)

November

Vince Lombardi Wanted To Be A Catholic Priest? New Broadway Play About Lombardi Will Be Discussed On Live Catholictv Talk Show (11/30/10)

98 to Receive Cheverus Award in Ceremony on Sunday  (11/24/2010)

A Prayer Vigil for The Sanctity of Human Life to be Held on Saturday, November 27th   (11/19/2010)

Statement Regarding Rev. David Ajemian  (11/19/2010)

Vespers of Advent with Pope Benedict XVI Will Kick Off Advent-Themed Programming on CatholicTV (11/19/2010)

Massachusetts Bishops Write US Senators Kerry & Brown In Support of Nuclear Arms Treaty Ratification  (11/17/10)

CatholicTV Live Streaming From USCCB Fall Bishops Conference  (11/15/10)

Cardinal Begins Apostolic Visitation to The Archdiocese of Dublin  (11/14/10)

U.S. Bishops Meeting Will Stream Live at CatholicTV.com. Bishops to Discuss and Vote on Euthanasia Statement, Defense of Marriage and More (11/10/10)

CatholicTV Will Air Vatican Consistory Where Pope Benedict Will Install 24 New Cardinals  (11/9/10)

Cardinal's Statement on Caritas Christi Health Care System-Steward Health Care System Closing  (11/8/10)

Cardinal Appoints Kathleen F. Driscoll Secretary for Institutional Advancement  (11/1/10)

October

Risk Alert - Threats to Religious Organizations (10/30/10)

God of This City Tour - 2010 (10/29/10)

Catholic Radio in Boston to go on Air November First (10/28/10)

Pope Benedict XVI’s Visit to Spain To Air on CatholicTV (10/26/10)

Bishops’ Statement on Electing Our Civic Leaders: Hope For A Better Tomorrow (10/25/10)

Dedicated Parishioner of Egleston Square Parish to Receive 2010 Healy Award (10/22/10)

Cardinal O'Malley Statement on Cardinal-Designate Wuerl and Cardinal-Designate Burke  (10/20/10)

Archdiocese Statement on Council of Parishes Filing With Holy Father (10/19/10)

CatholicTV® Network to Broadcast All Programs In High Definition (10/13/10)

Search Underway For New Executive Director Of The Massachusetts Catholic Conference  (10/13/10)

CatholicTV® Network Introduces Digital Magazine Within “Facebook For Catholics” Site (10/5/10)

Second Annual Archdiocesan Justice Convocation  (10/1/10)

September

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Claim Against Rev. Charles J. Murphy Is Unsubstantiated (9/29/10)

Altar Server Appreciation Mass (9/28/10)

CatholicTV® Network Launches Online Community (9/23/10)

Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner Raises $1 Million for Clergy Funds (9/22/10)

Massachusetts Catholic Conference Communication Sept 21, 2010 - Catholic Bishops Issue Statement on Question 2 and Affordable Housing Law (9/21/10)

Gerald D. D’Avolio, Esq. Appointed Executive Director on An Interim Basis For The Massachusetts Catholic Conference (9/20/10)

1,500 Expected To Attend Archdiocese of Boston Priest Appreciation Dinner (9/15/10)

Cardinal Ordains Two New Bishops For The Archdiocese Of Boston (9/14/10)

BCTV and The Pilot Media Group Acquire Leading Bulletin Provider (9/10/10)

CatholicTV Programming Comes to Virgin Islands (9/10/10)

Cardinal to Ordain Two New Bishops For The Archdiocese Of Boston (9/10/10)

Ste Jeanne D’Arc School Announces 2010 National Blue Ribbon School Status (9/9/10)

Cardinal O’Malley to Celebrate Mass at Our Lady of Grace Parish (9/9/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Places Further Restrictions on Rev. Thomas Curran (9/8/2010)

Bishop Dooher presides at the final Mass at Star of the Sea, Squantum (9/5/2010)

Hurricane Preparedness – Hurricane Earl    (9/2/2010)

Statement on Landmark Hospital acquisition (9/1/2010)

August

CatholicTV to Air Episcopal Ordination Mass of Two New Boston Bishops (8/25/10)

Mass Celebrating Mother Teresa Feast and New Mother Teresa U.S. Postage Stamp To Air on CatholicTV  (8/23/10)

CatholicTV Welcomes 10,000th Facebook Fan  (8/20/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Dennis A. Keefe Is No Longer in the Clerical State  (8/20/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Robert P. Beale Is No Longer in the Clerical State  (8/20/10)

Archdiocese statement on return of the Relic of the True Cross  (8/16/10)

The Pilot Becomes First Catholic Newspaper Available on Kindle - Also Launches iPhone Application  (8/5/10)

SQPN Announces 3rd Catholic New Media Celebration (8/4/10)

Rev. William B. Palardy Named Rector of Blessed John XXIII National Seminary (8/4/10)

July

CatholicTV Interview of Academy-Award-Winning Actor Robert Duvall Will Air During Live Talk Show  (7/20/10)

Statement Regarding Nine Decrees From Apostolic Signatura  (7/15/10)

Catholic Radio is Coming to Boston, Massachusetts  (7/12/10)

Relic of the True Cross Stolen from the Cathedral of the Holy Cross  (7/12/10)

Paris Boys Choir to Sing at Cathedral (7/8/10)

Monuments in St. Mary's Cemetery in Lynn Reset After Vandalism - Update: All Damaged Tombstones Uprighted  (7/6/10)

June

Pope Benedict Xvi Names Rev. Arthur L. Kennedy, Ph.D. And Rev. Peter J. Uglietto, S.T.D. As Auxiliary Bishops Of The Archdiocese Of Boston  (6/30/10)

Statement on Rev. Emile R. Boutin, Jr.  (6/28/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Revokes Faculties of Rev. Gabriel Michel, a Priest of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haitien, Haiti  (6/20/10)

Statement of The Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Rev. Keith P. Leblanc (6/19/10)

Blessed Mother Teresa Parish to Welcome Mother Teresa Relics  (6/16/10)

Archdiocese Announces Search for New Development Chief (6/16/10)

Statement of The Cardinal on The Appointment of Boston College Law School Dean John Garvey As President of Catholic University  (6/15/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Places Rev. F. Dominic Menna on Administrative Leave (6/13/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Releases Annual Financial Report (6/10/10)

Rev. Rodney J. Copp, JCL Appointed Director Society For The Propagation of The Faith In The Archdiocese of Boston  (6/4/10)

May

Statement of Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley Regarding Apostolic Visitation of the Church in Ireland (5/31/10) 

Press Release of the Archdiocese of Dublin Welcoming Announcement of Apostolic Visitation (5/31/10) 

Press Release of The Holy See on The Apostolic Visitation in Ireland (5/31/10) 

Archdiocese of Boston Places Employee of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Woburn, on Leave (5/30/10)

A Memorial Mass for the Victims of the Haitian Earthquake (5/21/10)

Archbishop of the U.S. Military Services To Appear in Television Interview On Live CatholicTV Talk Show  (5/21/10)

Mass of Ordination  (5/21/10)

St. Francis of Assisi School to Consolidate with Cheverus School and St. Joseph School (5/20/10)

Post from Cardinal Seán's Blog  (5/19/10)

Quincy Catholic Academy Announces Appointment of Principal (5/18/10)

Statement of The Archdiocese-Parish Appeals (5/17/10)

Statement of Dr. Mary Grassa O'Neill - Secretary for Education & Superintendent of Catholic Schools (5/13/10)

Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy Receives Grants Totaling $2 Million From EMC And Liberty Mutual (5/11/10)

Press Conference - Major Leadership Support Announcement for Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy (5/10/10)

Archdiocese and Caritas Announce Completed Stewardship Agreement (5/6/10)

Boil-Water Order Lifted  (5/4/10)

RISK ALERT RE: Water Main Break  (5/2/10)

April

SQPN Announces 3rd Catholic New Media Celebration (4/29/10)

CatholicTV Signs Deal With Comcast - High-Quality Faith Channel Reaches Carriage Agreement With Nation’s Largest Cable Provider (4/20/10)

Bishops Launch National Website to Promote Vocations to Priesthood and Consecrated Life (4/20/10)

Cardinal in Haiti to Assess Earthquake Response and Visit Hospital  (4/19/10)

Community Partnership for Peace and Justice Walk (4/13/10)

Statement of the Archdiocese (4/13/10)

Community Partnership for Peace and Justice Press Conference in Dorchester (4/11/10)

Robert Kraft Chairs Successful 20th Annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Dinner in Honor of Peter S. Lynch, Over $2.6 Million Raised to Support Needy Students  (4/11/10)

Catholic Schools Foundation/Inner City Scholarship Fund (4/9/10)

Robert Penta Appointed Principal Of St. Agnes School Arlington (4/9/10)

Cardinal to Lead Boston Eucharistic Congress  (4/7/10)

Archdiocesan Statement Regarding Rev. Charles Murphy  (4/5/10)

Cardinal O'Malley Reflects on the Church's Response to the Sexual Abuse of Minors in His Weekly Blog (4/2/10)

March

U.S. Bishops Voice Concern for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse, Thank Pope Benedict for Leadership - English Text  (3/31/10)
Obispos De Ee.Uu. Expresan Preocupación Por Víctimas De Abuso Sexual Por Parte De Clérigos, Agradecen Al Papa Su Liderazgo - Spanish Text  (3/31/10)

Communities of Color, Immigrant Communities Traditionally Undercounted - Census Numbers Key to Determine Allocation of Public Funding  (3/31/10)
Comunidades inmigrantes y de color son tradicionalmente las más difíciles de contar - Datos del Censo determinarán asignación de fondos públicos (3/31/10)

Quincy Catholic Academy Announces Appointment of Principal (3/30/10)

Lawrence Catholic Academy Names First Principal  (3/29/10)

Holy Week Schedule - CatholicTV  (3/25/10)

Caritas Christi Health Care System to be Acquired by Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.  (3/25/10)

Holy Week 2010 with Seán Cardinal O’Malley, OFM Cap.  (3/24/10)

World’s First Catholic Television Station, CatholicTV Will Become First Catholic Television Network to Offer 3-D Programming (3/24/10)

Cardinal to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Mass  (3/16/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Support for Creative Redevelopment of Former St. Kevin’s Parish Property (3/11/10)

Christ Speaks in the City Spring 2010 Lecture Series to Begin March 10th (3/9/10)

Cardinal to Celebrate Mass on St. Patrick's Day at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross (3/5/10)

Cardinal to Celebrate Memorial Mass For Victims of The Haiti Earthquake (3/5/10)

Cardinal Launches The 2010 Catholic Appeal  (3/5/10)

Cardinal to Launch The 2010 Catholic Appeal  (3/4/10)

February

Cardinal to Speak Before Haiti Trip (2/26/10)

CatholicTV Will Air Boston Women’s Conference With Patti Mansfield, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle And More  (2/26/10)

Boston Catholic Women’s Conferences to be Held February 27, 2010 at Boston’s Cathedral of The Holy Cross  (2/25/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Special Collection Expected To Raise $2 Million For Haiti Relief Efforts (2/24/10)

USCCB Subcommittee On Church in Latin America Creates Haiti Advisory Group  (2/24/10)

Cardinal To Welcome Over Six Hundred In Rite Of Election And Call To Continuing Conversion On Sunday, February 21st (2/19/10)

Archdiocese Launches ‘The Light Is On For You” Confession Initiative  (2/18/10)

2009 Catholic Appeal Surpasses $15.0 Million Goal  (2/8/10)

Lawrence Catholic Academy Established (2/4/10)

Cathedral High School to Open Junior High In September 2010  (2/4/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Update on H1N1 Liturgical Directives  (2/3/10)

Faith Bowl III Will Air on CatholicTV on Super Bowl Sunday  (2/2/10)

January

Archdiocese Forms the ‘Office of Pastoral Support and Child Protection,’ Establishes New ‘Office of Professional Standards and Oversight’   (1/27/10)

Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy To Consolidate  (1/27/10)

St. Tarcisius School in Framingham to Close in June  (1/26/10)

Update From The Archdiocese of Boston Relating To Accused Irish Priests  (1/26/10)

Cardinal Seán Leads Boston Pilgrims To 37th Annual March For Life Rally (1/22/10)

A Service of Worship and Prayer to support the people of Haiti (1/21/10)

Quincy Catholic Academy Established  (1/20/10)

Catholic Relief Services Helps Set Up Displaced Camp On Port-Au-Prince Golf Course, Gets Haitian Hospital Running  (1/19/10)

CatholicTV Now Has 5000 Twitter Followers and 3000 Facebook Fans  (1/19/10)

Congressman Lynch Announces Community Meeting on Haitian Earthquake  (1/15/10)

Aid From Catholic Relief Services Reaching Haitians (1/15/10)

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Status of Investigation into Abuse Allegation against Reverend J. Garret Thomson   (1/15/10)

Cardinal Seán’s Blog, Friday January 15, 2010  (1/15/10)

Prayer Services for Haiti - Archdiocese of Boston  (1/14/10)

U.S. Bishops Mourn Devastation In Haiti, Urge Special Collection January 16-17 To Support Efforts Of USCCB, CRS  (1/13/10)

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley Statement on Haiti  (1/13/10)

CatholicTV Will Air Youth Rally And Mass For Life At 2010 March For Life  (1/12/10)

National Vocation Awareness Week to Be Celebrated January 10-16  (1/6/10)