News & Press

2009 Press Releases



Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley To Celebrate New Year’s Eve Mass at the Cathedral  (12/29/09)

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley’s Schedule For Christmas Eve and Christmas Day  (12/23/09)

North Cambridge Catholic High School To Move To Dorchester  (12/22/09)

Christmas Schedule - Cathedral of the Holy Cross  (12/21/09)

Christmas Collection To Benefit Priests (12/18/09)

New Year’s Day With The Pope - CatholicTV Will Air Vatican Vespers And New Year’s Day Mass From The Vatican  (12/17/09)

Ethnic Celebration Of Lessons And Carols For Christmas  (12/16/09)

Statement To Fox25 - Holy Cross Cemetery Malden (12/10/09)

CatholicTV Will Air 72 Hours Straight of Christmas Programming at and on CatholicTV  (12/9/09)

Boston Archdiocesan Choir School Festival Of Carols Concert  (12/7/09)

Advent Television Programming Includes Pope, Fr. Tom Rosica, Christmas Music And Spanish Programming At  (12/3/09)


‘The Priests' Singers To Perform ACapella Live On CatholicTV Talk Show  (11/30/09)

Advent Vespers Service With Pope Benedict XVI Will Air At (11/25/09)

Cardinal To Present Bishop Healy Award  (11/18/09)

USCCB Message To Dioceses  (11/16/09)

50th Anniversary Mass for America’s Largest Church Will Be Celebrated on CatholicTV  (11/12/09)

World Youth Day 2011, Madrid, Spain  (11/9/09)

First of Its Kind, CatholicTV Offers a ‘Miniature TV Set’ For Any Website  (11/5/09)

God of This City Tour  (11/4/09)


St. Catherine Of Siena School In Norwood Letter To Parents & Guardians  (10/30/09)

Altar Server Appreciation Mass With The Cardinal  (10/28/09)

Archdiocese Of Boston Flu Season Directives  (10/27/09)

Catholic.Net And CatholicTV Join Forces To Offer Daily Video Of The Rosary Online  (10/20/09)

Catholics Can Learn About The Catholic Faith Online Anytime At Catholictv.Com  (10/16/09)

CatholicTV Launches First Of Its Kind iPhone Application (10/6/09)

Trinity Catholic Academy Student Recipient of Seton Scholarship - Jack & Eileen Connors to Receive Seton Award  (10/5/09)


300+ Priests of the Archdiocese to Celebrate Mass With the Cardinal Recognizing his 25years as a Bishop  (9/24/09)

“Walk as Children of the Light” Youth Rally  (9/23/09)


1,600 Attend Archdiocese Of Boston Priest Appreciation Dinner  (9/16/09)

1,600 Expected To Attend Archdiocese Of Boston Priest Appreciation Dinner  (9/15/09)

World-Class Choir Celebrates Cardinal O’Malley’s Jubilee In Concert (9/9/09)

Catholic Morality Show, Game Show, and New Reality Series Highlight New Fall Season at CatholicTV  (9/8/09)

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious Eucharistic Congress to Air on Catholictv (9/1/09)

South Boston Catholic Academy Opens September 8, 2009  (9/1/09)


Archdiocese of Boston Places Reverend Frederick Barr on Administrative Leave (8/30/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Releases Photo Slideshow and Factual Information about Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica (8/28/09)

Funeral Mass for Senator Edward M. Kennedy (8/28/09)

Cardinal O'Malley Statement on Passing of Senator Edward M. Kennedy (8/26/09)

Video of Daily Catholic Mass, Catholic News & A Catholic Talk Show Now Offered on iTunes Free of Charge Courtesy of CatholicTV  (8/21/09)

New Movie Review Show To Be Produced and To Air on CatholicTV  (8/21/09)

Delegation Of U.S. Bishops To Visit Church In Cuba To Follow Up On Hurricane Relief Aid  (8/13/09)

Catholic Soldier to Be Interviewed Live From Afghanistan Via Satellite on CatholicTV  (8/13/09)

Cardinal O’Malley Statement On The Passing Of Eunice Kennedy Shriver  (8/11/09)


Cardinal Statement on State Health Care Funding for Immigrants (7/27/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Suspends Faculties of Rev. Pedro Jose Damazio, a Priest of the Diocese of Tubarão in Santa Catarina, Brazil   (7/25/09)

Cardinal Makes Appointments To Office Of Worship And Spiritual Life  (7/16/09)

In Honor of The Year For Priests, CatholicTV will air special “Priest” Programming in August  (7/15/09)

24-Year-Old American Founder of Educational Non-Profit to Appear on CatholicTV on July 10th (7/9/09)

Coverage of President Obama’s Vatican Visit To Be Televised On CatholicTV on July 10th (7/8/09)

Cardinal Joins in Celebration of New Parish of Our Lady of Grace (7/1/09)


Archdiocese Reports to Boston Priests on History of Clergy Funds   (6/29/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Supports New Caritas Arrangement (6/26/09)

The Pilot Summer Publication Schedule (6/26/09)

Boston Red Sox Star Mike Lowell To Appear on CatholicTV Talk Show (6/22/09)

Director of CatholicTV and Host of Catholic Game Show Father Reed To Appear on USCCB Website (6/18/09)

June 11 - Cardinal and Caritas Christi Reaffirm Commitment to Catholic Teaching (6/11/09)

Statement of Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy - Columbia Campus (6/8/09)

Cardinal to Celebrate 25th and 50th Wedding Anniversary Mass on June 7, 2009 (6/5/09)


Northeast Catholic Family Conference (5/29/09)

Students at the Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy Qualify for National Fencing Tournament (5/29/09)

Cardinal O’Malley To Ordain Six Priests (5/21/09)

Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, Author of the Book, Dead Man Walking, to speak at St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Charlestown on Thursday, June 4th (5/15/09)

Papal Visit of Holy Land To Be Broadcast On (5/6/09)

Statement of the Academy of Notre Dame (Tyngsboro) (5/4/09)


Archdiocese of Boston Releases Annual Financial Report  (4/30/09)

Additional Archdiocese Info for parishes regarding the swine flu and the Liturgy   (4/29/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Statement on Swine Flu in Lowell (4/29/09)

Risk Alert for Parishes, Schools and Ministries of the Archdiocese of Boston - Swine Flu (4/28/09)

Cardinal To Speak At Holocaust Remembrance Day: Yom Hashoah (4/23/09)

Catholic Television Station Nominated For Prestigious Award - Catholics Can Still Vote (4/21/09)

Behind the Scenes Holy Week With Cardinal O'Malley (4/21/09)

Organizers release details for Annual Boston Catholic Men's and Women's Conferences (4/16/09)

Cardinal Appoints Rev. David Couturier Director of Pastoral Planning   (4/16/09)

CatholicTV to air Solemn Vespers and Installation liturgies of New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Cardinal Sean O'Malley will be present for this important occasion (4/14/09)

Updated Holy Week Schedule; Catholictv® Goes High Definition (4/9/09)

Holy Week on CatholicTV (4/4/09)

Holy Week Schedule for His Eminence, Seán Cardinal O’Malley, OFM Cap. (4/2/09)


Hudson Catholic High School To Close In June (3/31/09)

Earned Income Tax Credit, Sunday letter to Religious Leaders (3/27/09)

Franciscan Hospital for Children to Welcome Cardinal O’Malley Who Will Visit With Olivia Quigley (3/26/09)

Boston Eucharistic Congress April 3 & 4 (3/26/09)

Archdiocese and Jewish Community Re-Dedicate YOM Hashoah Menorah at Holocaust Memorial Event in Braintree (3/25/09)

Re-Dedication of Yom Hashoah Menorah at Archdiocese of Boston Pastoral Center in Braintree on March 25th, 2009 (3/24/09)

Cardinal Appoints Janet Benestad Cabinet Secretary For Faith Formation and Evangelization (3/23/09)

Response To The Economic Crisis - A Letter from Fr. J. Bryan Hehir and Fr. Richard Erikson to the Pastors and Principals of the Archdiocese of Boston regarding pastoral responses to the economic crisis. (3/20/09)

The Boston Eucharistic Congress for College Students and Young Adults will take place on the evening of Friday, April 3 and all day Saturday, April 4, 2009. This free event will be held in the historic North End of Boston, MA.  For more information, please visit: (3/20/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Launches New Website  - (3/17/09)

St. Patrick's Day Mass to be Celebrated at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross (3/17/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Passes 2008 Audit of its Compliance with the USCCB ‘Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People’ (3/13/09)

Statement of the Cardinal Regarding Caritas Christi (3/12/09)

Westwood/Worwood Catholic Parish Collaborative Holds First Regional Teen Rally: Cardinal O'Malley to Kick Off "Catch the Spirit" High School Event (3/11/09)

ARISE Together in Christ Launches 2nd Year (3/11/09)

2009 Catholic Appeal To Launch - Responding to God's Grace, Renewing Our Church (3/6/09)

Statement of Cardinal on Caritas Christi and Commonwealth Care (3/5/09)


Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley and Mayor Thomas Menino Celebrate Opening of the Newly Renovated Teen Center at St. Peter’s (2/24/09)

Archdiocese to Host First Annual Boston Symposium for Adolescent Catechesis (2/17/09)

Kathryn M. Davis Named as Public Policy Coordinator for Massachusetts Catholic Conference (2/6/09)

South Boston Catholic Academy Announces Appointment of First Principal (2/6/09)

2008 Catholic Appeal Surpasses $15.0 Million Goal Exceeds Previous Year by $500,000, a 3% Gain (2/6/09)


St. Anne School Readville to Close June 2009 (1/26/09)

Archdiocese of Boston Returns Reverend Eugene P. Sullivan to Active Ministry (1/16/09)

Our Lady of Lourdes School to Close In June (1/14/09)

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley and Cristo Rey Network Celebrate Success of Urban Catholic Education (1/6/09)

Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Father James Power (1/2/09)