Parish and Clergy Updates

INDEX: New Items | Bulletin AnnouncementsEvents | Resources | Ongoing Programs

NEW ITEMS

Catholic Appeal Announcement Weekend

The Catholic Appeal is launching in parishes this weekend. Add the flier to your bulletin on either Announcement Weekend, February 27-28 or Commitment Weekend, March 6-7. For more information, visit the “For Parishes” tab at www.bostoncatholicappeal.org

Clergy Trust Regional Webinars for Clergy (3/1 through 3/12)

Forming Leaders for Mission (3/9, 3/10)

The next Forming Leaders for Mission workshop (English) will take place on March 09 and 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM EST. Please visit tinecatholic.com and click on the Workshops tab to register for these workshops or to sign up for other upcoming Forming Disciples in Mission or Forming Leaders for Mission workshops. Registration closes a couple of weeks in advance for these workshops to allow time to mail workbooks to participants, so early registration is highly encouraged.

Saints Joachim and Anne Prayer Cards

Year of St. Joseph Prayer Cards

Catholic Media


BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS


EVENTS

Transformados En El Amor Zoom (2/26-2/27)

Este programa será para parejas que hablan español o son bilingües y que están comprometidas en matrimonio. Este taller será realizado por parejas casadas de diferentes parroquias a lo largo de la Arquidiócesis.¡Inscríbase ahora!

Viernes, 26 de Febrero de 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Y Sábado, 27 de Febrero de 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. descanso para el almuerzo y, después de 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Contact: Liz Cotrupi a [email protected] or Para español – Hna. Elsa Narvaez Rodriguez [email protected] 

Forming Disciples in Mission (3/2, 3/3)

The next Forming Disciples in Mission workshop (English) will be happening virtually on March 02 and 03 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM EST. There is also a Forming Leaders for Mission workshop (English) taking place on March 09 and 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM EST. Please visit tinecatholic.com and click on the Workshops tab to register for these workshops or to sign up for other upcoming Forming Disciples in Mission or Forming Leaders for Mission workshops. Registration closes a couple of weeks in advance for these workshops to allow time to mail workbooks to participants, so early registration is highly encouraged.

First Friday Visits (3/12, 4/9, 5/7)

Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary

Racial Justice Workshop (Save the Date: 3/13 Virtual Event)

A Journey Through ‘Open Wide Our Hearts’: “Call to Love and Action”
Social Services and Health Care


RESOURCES

FDLC Liturgy Prep Aid for Lent and Easter

(Note: Not everything in this national guide corresponds to RCAB pandemic guidelines. Please refer to www.rcabrisk.org for those.)
Divine Worship

Catholic Appeal Bulletin Announcements (through 3/7)

To help launch your Parish campaign

Health and Dental Plan Changes and Rates

Effective July 1, 2021

Virtual Lenten Resources

  • Virtual Retreat | Journey with St. Joseph featuring a reflection from Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC Author of Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father, and from Bishop Byrne from the Diocese of Springfield.  Register with this link.  Please also promote the retreat in your parish with this link: https://www.sjs.edu/virtual-celebration-media
  • Weekly Lenten Reflections from Saint John's Seminary, Register here

3ABC Form (Due 3/1)

Fillable PDF Form
Fillable XLS, Page 3 - After clicking on this link- please check the 'Download' folder on your computer for the Excel file.
Chancellor

2021 Catholic Appeal Timeline

Please visit the “For Parishes” tab at www.bostoncatholicappeal.org for more details.

Catholic Health Foundation - Request for Proposal (Due 3/31)

Institutional Advancement

ParishSoft Training 

Parish Services


ONGOING PROGRAMS OFFERED BY CENTRAL MINISTRIES

Child Protection Curriculum to Grade-School Age Children (Feb-April)

Office of Pastoral Support and and Child Protection

Protecting God's Children Training

Pastoral Outreach & Child Protection |

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.
Evangelization and Discipleship |

Regional Finance & Operations Managers and Business Managers Meetings 

Parish Services

Adaptive Training (available workshops thru 4/20)

Parish Services 

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