Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Boston’

Boston gets first Vietnamese parish

Thursday, June 17th, 2021
Boston Vietnamese parish

Vietnamese Catholics in the Archdiocese of Boston can now celebrate the Eucharist in their native tongue with the establishment of the archdiocese’s first Vietnamese parish. About 600 faithful filled Saint Clement Church in Medford for what auxiliary Bishop Mark O’Connell of Boston said felt like “a big celebration” with a big choir, drums and dancing. Read more

Boston priest supports “a woman’s right to choose”

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

A Boston priest shocked many when he wrote on his Facebook page that he believes in “a woman’s right to choose” on the issue of abortion. “I am pro-life and I believe that every woman who becomes pregnant deserves to have the freedom to choose life,” Msgr. Paul Garrity from the Boston Archdiocese wrote. “This Read more

Harvard University black mass cancelled after huge protests

Friday, May 16th, 2014

A planned re-enactment of a satanic black Mass by a Harvard University student club was cancelled only hours before its scheduled start on May 12. After protests that the event was offensive to Catholics, the Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club initially decided to move the event off campus. But another venue could not be found, Read more

Boston archdiocese protests planned Harvard black mass

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The Archdiocese of Boston has condemned plans for a re-enactment of a “black mass” satanic ritual by a Harvard University student club. The re-enactment was to be at a pub on the Harvard campus on May 12 (US time). Archdiocesan officials are organising Eucharistic adoration at a nearby church at the same hour, in response. Read more