Mass Catholic Conference

Cardinal O’Malley – Praying for Lewiston

Cardinal O'Malley

Hello and welcome, Our nation, once again, is witnessing a horrific and senseless act of violence with the rampage of deadly shootings in Lewiston, Maine.  We again see innocent people gunned down while living their lives with family and friends.  We again hear calls for thoughts and prayers, and we should.  But that is not […]

Cardinal O’Malley to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of Mixed-Income, Mixed-Tenure Housing at Morton Station Village in Mattapan

Cardinal O'Malley

WHAT:  Cardinal Seán O’Malley will join the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston and Caribbean Integration Community Development to celebrate the dedication of Morton Station Village, 40 units of mixed-income, mixed-tenure housing — 28 rental apartments and 12 affordable homeownership units with green space — in Mattapan, adjacent to the Morton […]

Bishops Urge Public to Contact Legislators on Physician Assisted Suicide Bills

woman in hospital bed

BRAINTREE — The Massachusetts Catholic Conference (MCC) is urging parishes to sound the alarm about two bills which would legalize physician-assisted suicide in Massachusetts. In an Oct. 18 statement, which the MCC requested be made available in churches throughout the Archdiocese of Boston on the weekend of Oct. 28 and 29, Catholics are encouraged to […]

Planning Office Gain Ownership of Our Lady’s Guild House

Archdiocese of Boston Shield

 Two non-profit Boston-based affordable housing developers, the Planning Office for Urban Affairs (the Planning Office) and Fenway Community Development Corporation (Fenway CDC), have purchased Our Lady’s Guild House (OLGH), in order to preserve the building as permanent affordable housing in the Fenway neighborhood. This acquisition was made possible by financing provided by the City of […]

Bishop McManus calls for Prayer Amid the War in Israel

Diocese of Worcester Shielf

Unjust violence against innocent people can never be a means to justice in the world. The unprovoked attack on Israeli citizens and the State of Israel by Hamas can only be judged and condemned as an immoral and barbaric act of aggression demanding a military response within moral limits in order that Israel defend itself. […]

Cardinal O’Malley Statement on Situation in Israel

Archdiocese of Boston Shield

The sad and tragic historical truth is that the people of the Middle East have long suffered the scars and burdens of war.  Even in this historical perspective, the massive military assault by Hamas on the State of Israel and its citizens stands as one of the worst moments in this long history.  This act of aggression […]

Cardinal Authorizes a Special Collection for Maui Relief

Cardinal O'Malley

The images and news reports coming out of the Island of Maui are heartbreaking. The wildfires have killed more than 100 people, left many injured and missing, and destroyed homes and businesses. Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with the people of Maui including all suffering from this tragedy, while also invoking God’s blessing of […]