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Starting Small and Making It Big

2018-08-03T09:53:43-04:00

To our friends and partners,   As a recipient of a $100K for 100 grant from Cummings Foundation, our organization has benefited not only from substantial financial resources but also from the publicity and enhanced standing that comes with Cummings Foundation's support. This grant for $100,000 confirms for potential donors and volunteers that we are

Starting Small and Making It Big2018-08-03T09:53:43-04:00

St. Anthony Shrine Awarded $500,000 to Expand On-Site Women’s Health Clinic

2018-04-23T15:03:18-04:00

BOSTON, MA (April 23, 2018) – St. Anthony Shrine has been awarded a $500,000 grant – the largest in its history – from Cummings Foundation’s Sustaining Grants program. The funding will allow the Shrine to grow its Women’s Health Clinic by 35 percent to better serve the complex health care needs of Boston’s most vulnerable

St. Anthony Shrine Awarded $500,000 to Expand On-Site Women’s Health Clinic2018-04-23T15:03:18-04:00

ST FRANCIS BUILDS DISASTER RELIEF MISSION TRIP TO PUERTO RICO

2018-06-04T11:46:13-04:00

ST FRANCIS BUILDS DISASTER RELIEF MISSION TRIP TO PUERTO RICO July 22-29, 2018 Do you want to be God’s hands in this world by helping a family impacted by the recent hurricanes?   St. Francis Builds is an opportunity to explore, live out and reflect upon Franciscan values in the context of construction projects.  

ST FRANCIS BUILDS DISASTER RELIEF MISSION TRIP TO PUERTO RICO2018-06-04T11:46:13-04:00

Shrine Spiritual Companionship Ministry continuing to do great things

2018-04-03T14:45:00-04:00

One of our favorite friars, Br. Daniel F. Murray, OFM, wrote a great article for the Holy Name Province. Our Franciscan Spiritual Companionship ministry is one of our longest running ministries that provides a safe, confidential space in which a person can explore God’s invitation to a deeper relationship. The primary focus is recognizing God

Shrine Spiritual Companionship Ministry continuing to do great things2018-04-03T14:45:00-04:00

Lenten Calendar 2018

2018-06-04T11:52:25-04:00

Below is the Lenten calendar of events for the 2018 Lenten season: Emmaus Ministry One-Day Spiritual Retreat All the Fun is in Loving Others 20's/30's Lenten Evening of Reflection

Lenten Calendar 20182018-06-04T11:52:25-04:00

Weekly Executive Letter: Ash Wednesday – Wednesday, February 14, 2018

2018-02-09T15:36:04-05:00

You can’t spell “Valentine” without “Lent”… I find it thought-provoking that Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fall on the same day this year. The differences in the two commemorations are just this side of comical. Valentine’s Day conjures up two people scrubbed clean for an important evening out. On Ash Wednesday, most Catholics see it

Weekly Executive Letter: Ash Wednesday – Wednesday, February 14, 20182018-02-09T15:36:04-05:00

Executive Letter – Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

2018-02-02T14:42:16-05:00

February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time One of the most striking things of my four and a half years here in Boston is the profound negative effect that the Church’s sexual abuse crisis has had on both the local and worldwide Church. As Church leaders, we continue to make errors on very basic

Executive Letter – Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time2018-02-02T14:42:16-05:00

Fr. Thomas Conway, OFM weekly message: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

2018-01-26T16:17:22-05:00

Sunday, January 28, 2018 Greetings of peace. As many of you know, the Shrine has many social justice ministries. The biggest and most active one is the Franciscan Food Center. It provides groceries to 450 needy families every week. The Food Center works in close partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), the largest

Fr. Thomas Conway, OFM weekly message: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time2018-01-26T16:17:22-05:00