Parish and Clergy Updates

INDEX: New Items | Bulletin Announcements | RECENT MESSAGESEvents | Resources | Ongoing Programs

NEW ITEM

RCAB 401(k) Plan Changes and Webinars (6/29, 7/13, 7/21)

Benefits

FY2022 Parish Administrative Calendar

FY2021 Year-End Questionnaire (Due 8/10)

Finance

Massachusetts COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Human Resources


REMINDERS

Parish Safety Training (6/23)

Risk Management

Catholic Appeal June Re-Launch


RECENT MESSAGES

from the Communications and Public Affairs Secretariat


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS


EVENTS

Senior Priests' Retreat at Miramar Retreat Center (8/9)

Clergy Personnel

Faith Formation Leader Fall Retreat (8/31, 9/9)

Join faith formation leaders across the archdiocese for a Fall retreat to kick off the 2021-22 program year. We are offering this retreat on two different dates/times/locations to give you two options to choose from to meet your schedule and to be able to safely space out. We look forward to coming together in prayer as a community united in mission. Please register for one of the following:

Evangelization and Discipleship

Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass (11/7)

All couples celebrating their 10th, 25th, or 50th wedding anniversaries in 2020-21 are invited to join Cardinal Seán O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap. The Mass includes a vow renewal and special blessing by the Cardinal.  Couples can register at bostoncatholic.org/familylife/anniversary-mass. For more information, please contact Emily Elliott in Family Life Ministry at [email protected].

Save the Date:  Annual Archdiocesan Justice Convocation (11/13)

If you would like to get involved in the planning, please contact Pat Dinneen, Chair, Archdiocesan Social Justice Ministry at [email protected].

Bishop Healy Prayer Service & Celebration (11/13)

Save the Date! Bishop Healy Prayer Service & Celebration, Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m. Please see attached flyer for more details.

World Youth Day Lisbon – August 2023

Visit the website for the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima to learn more about the apparition and the shrine itself:  https://www.fatima.pt/en. To request to be added on future updates for World Youth Day Lisbon email [email protected].


RESOURCES

Clergy Remuneration and Benefits Policy FY22

Parish and School Budget Guide FY22

Parish Services

Worship Aids

One-Time Use Full Color Worship Aids
Pilot Printing

RCAB Pension Plan Update/Webinar Announcement

Benefits


ONGOING PROGRAMS OFFERED BY CENTRAL MINISTRIES

Grateful Discipleship Program

A Program for parishes that encourages parishioners to make a yearly commitment. Impacts including seeing immediate increases in commitments of prayer, service and sharing. Planning and implementation of this Program is provided to parishes at no cost in 2021.
Parish Financial Services and Parish Evangelization Team

Protecting God's Children for Adults Online Training

Register Here Note: Select | Boston, MA (Archdiocese)

 

Safe Environment Online Sessions (through 6/26)

Child Advocacy

ParishSoft Training  (through 6/29)

Parish Services

Regional Faith Formation Leader Meetings

Regional faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship are invited to join other leaders in your region for *virtual* gatherings of prayer, support, sharing, networking, and learning. We hope you can attend!

Please register for these virtual meetings in your region at https://www.bostoncatholic.org/lffps/ffmd/faith-formation-meetings. If you have any questions, please reach out to the contact for your region.

Transformed in Love

Transformed in Love marriage preparation is the sole marriage preparation program for the Archdiocese. If you are engaged, please visit https://www.bostoncatholic.org/familylife/engagedcouples for "We're Engaged, Now What?"
View upcoming sessions here.
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Microsoft Office365

Purchase DELL computers using our New Portal

Information Technology and Parish Services

Digital Tools for Parishes: Online Giving and E-Mail Solution

Communications and Public Affairs, Digital Office