Parish and Clergy Updates
INDEX: New Items | Bulletin Announcements | RECENT MESSAGES | Events | Resources | Ongoing Programs
RCAB 401(k) Plan Changes and Webinars (6/29, 7/13, 7/21)
FY2021 Year-End Questionnaire (Due 8/10)
Parish Safety Training (6/23)
from the Communications and Public Affairs Secretariat
- June 8, 2021: COVID: Reinstatement of Sunday Mass Obligation effective the weekend of June 19 and 20, 2021
- June 10, 2021: TRANSLATIONS: Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole/Reinstatement of Sunday Mass Obligation June 19 and 20
- June 2, 2021: COVID: Pastoral Center Offices Phase 4 Reopening Guidance (UPDATE: Elena's Cafe will open on July 6th)
- June 2, 2021: Media Summary
- May 28, 2021: COVID: May 26 Webinar FAQ
- May 28, 2021: Cardinal Sean message to priests on Hyde Amendment
- May 26, 2021: COVID-19: Phase 4 Reopening Guidance Parish Offices
- COVID-19: Protocols as of May 29, 2021
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:
- Tuesday, August 31, 1-3pm, at St. Theresa Parish in North Reading
- Thursday, September 9, 10am-noon, at St. Timothy Parish in Norwood
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].
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].
One-Time Use Full Color Worship Aids
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
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Safe Environment Online Sessions (through 6/26)
ParishSoft Training (through 6/29)
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 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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Information Technology and Parish Services
Communications and Public Affairs, Digital Office