News & Press

2005 Press Releases

December

Archbishop’s Schedule For December 24 & 25 Released; Text of Archbishop's Christmas Homily (12/22/05)
Thank You from the Archdiocese Of New Orleans Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief (12/7/05)
Archdiocese of Boston To Begin Search For New Cabinet Secretary For Institutional Advancement (12/7/05)

November

Letter from Archbishop O'Malley on Homosexuality (11/23/05)
Vatican Issues Decision Concerning The Appeal From Saint William Parish In Dorchester (11/3/05)

October

The Archdiocese of Boston Announces the Launch of the 2010 Initiative (10/28/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces that Reverend John Flynn will be Returned to Public Ministry (10/24/05)
Financial Transparency Letter From Archbishop O'Malley (10/21/05)
Kevin Shea Joins Archdiocese Communications Team (10/14/05)
Archbishop O’Malley Joins Lynn Mayor Clancy at the Dedication of the St. Jean Baptiste Neighborhood (10/5/05)

September

Letter from Archbishop Sean O'Malley to the Jewish Community on the occasion of Rosh HaShanna (9/30/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Sentencing of Robert Burns (9/30/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese on Marriage Petition and Schools (9/30/05)
Archbishop O'Malley Discharged From Hospital (9/23/05)
Labels Are For Jars Achieves Major Fundraising Goal For Cor Unum Meal Center In Lawrence (9/22/05)
Statement From Caritas Christi Health Care System Regarding Archbishop Seán O’Malley (9/22/05)
Message from Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes of New Orleans to Evacuees (9/22/05)
The Archdiocese of Boston endorses VoteOnMarriage.org a committee formed for the purpose of sponsoring the Massachusetts Protection of Marriage Amendment (9/21/05)
Rev. Arthur M. Coyle - Homily for National Day of Prayer and Remembrance - Hurricane Katrina (9/16/05)
Hurricane Katrina Update from Archdiocese (9/9/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Reconfiguration Property Closings (9/2/05)

August

Archbishop Calls For Help For The Victims Of Hurricane Katrina (8/31/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Decision Regarding Little Flower Elementary School in Somerville (8/22/05)
Update on Reconfiguration Process (8/12/05)

July

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Priests No Longer in the Clerical State (7/29/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Reconfiguration Property Closings (7/26/05)
Archbishop To Officiate At Rededication Of St. Patrick Church In Stoneham (7/22/05)
Edward F. Saunders, Jr. Esq. Named To Head Massachusetts Catholic Conference (7/7/05)
Archbishop O'Malley Accepts Additonal Recommendations from Meade-Eisner Committee (7/5/05)

June

Joint Statement from the Presentation School Foundation and the Archdiocese of Boston (6/27/05)
Archbishop O'Malley Accepts Recommendation from Meade-Eisner Committee concerning Peabody-Salem (6/27/04)
Archbishop O’Malley Accepts Reconfiguration Recommendations From Meade-Eisner Committee (6/16/05)
Statement regarding St. Albert the Great Parish (6/14/05)
Joint Statement Of The Archdiocese Of Boston And The Presentation School Foundation (6/14/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Priests No Longer in the Clerical State (6/9/05)
Statement Concerning the Closure of Our Lady of Presentation School (6/9/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces that Reverend Monsignor Robert Fichtner will be Returned to Public Ministry (6/7/05)
The Archdiocese of Boston Announces That The Reverend Edward Sherry Will Return To Active Ministry (6/5/05)
Statement on the historic significance of many of its worship sites as it relates to the reconfiguration (6/2/05)

May

Archdiocese of Boston to Market 3 Additional Parish Properties (5/25/05)
Chancellor's Statement Refutes Council of Parishes Charge On Special Collections (5/22/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Settles Insurance Claims with St. Paul Travelers (5/20/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Additional Reconfiguration Property Agreements (5/20/05)
Statement on St. Jeremiah Vigil communion service (5/20/05)
Archbishop O’Malley To Ordain Eight Priests (5/19/05)
Statement regarding St. Jeremiah parish in Framingham (5/6/05)
10 minute video from Archbishop Sean O'Malley - "The Facts About Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning (5/5/05)

April

Archdiocese of Boston Launches 2005 Catholic Appeal (4/25/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces First Reconfiguration Property Sale Agreements (4/22/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Pope John Paul II (4/2/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Extends Closing Date for Sacred Heart Parish in Lawrence (4/1/05)

March

Archbishop O’Malley Accepts 10 Reconfiguration Recommendations By Meade-Eisner Committee (3/31/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Special Easter Sunday Liturgy in Squantum section of Quincy (3/25/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces that Reverend Edward Keohan Will Be Returned To Active Ministry (3/22/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Shares Holy Week Schedule Information for Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley (3/18/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market 3 Additional Parish Properties (3/7/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Settles Case Against Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company (3/7/05)
Massachusetts Bishops’ statement on human cloning and research on human embryos (3/2/05)

February

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Priests No Longer in the Clerical State (2/11/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market St. Boniface Church in Quincy, and St. Joseph Chapel in Gloucester. (2/10/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Changes to Reconfiguration Plans in Stoughton St. James Parish to remain open (2/10/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Verdict in Case Against Paul R. Shanley (2/7/05)

January

Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Reverend Jerome Gillespie (1/28/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market Our Lady Help of Christians in Concord (1/21/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Move Staff to Our Lady of Presentation SchoolBuilding in Brighton (1/18/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Our Lady of Presentation School in Brighton (1/17/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market 6 Additional Parish Properties (1/14/05)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding the Closing of Immaculate Conception Parish in Cambridge (1/9/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Closes Four Cape Ann Parishes, Creates New ‘Holy Family Parish’ in Gloucester and Rockport (1/8/05)
Weymouth Pastor Accepts Voluntary Leave (1/7/05)
Archdiocese of Boston Names Administrators for Newton Parishes (1/6/05)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market 4 Additional Parish Properties in 90-day Process (1/5/05)