The Franciscan Friars of St. Anthony Shrine invite you to join them in welcoming Relics of Saint Anthony of Padua to Arch Street on Sunday, September 1st. These relics will be located in the 1st-floor church from 6 AM - 8 PM with a break for the 12 Noon Spanish Mass. St. Anthony will be
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Jacqueline Tetrault of 'The Pilot' wrote a wonderful article about our Emmaus Ministry over the weekend. You may read the article by clicking on the link below. https://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=185367
These past four weeks at the Shrine have significantly increased my understanding about the dynamics of the city of Boston, and more broadly, the dynamics of the United States in general. As someone who lived on the South Shore of Massachusetts her entire life, I was never aware of the drastic differences in socioeconomic status
On Monday, June 10 from 12:15-1 PM the Shrine will host a representative from The Franciscan Childrens' Hospital to talk about mental health awareness in Children and adolescents. This event is free to all. Bring your own lunch and learn more. This event is part of the Archdiocese and Franciscan Children's Kids Healthy Minds Initiative. Why Kids?
Greetings of peace. On Memorial Day, we remember and honor all of those who have sacrificed their lives in service to their country. In the Gospel today, Jesus promises that the Holy Spirit will teach us everything. Are we ready to hear theHoly Spirit? Are we open to change and conversion of heart? Are we
One word that describes my first week at St. Anthony Shrine is unexpected. I came into work on Wednesday morning, never having been to the Shrine, and was amazed. From the outside, the building looked like every other “normal” building. As I stepped inside, I felt as if I was entering a totally different atmosphere.
This morning, May 22, 2019, we held a Lazarus Funeral here at the Shrine for a Mr. Rodolfo "Rudy" Rodriguez. Mr. Rudy was a kind and gentle man to everyone he came across. The service was yet again a representation of what a truly beautiful ministry the Lazarus Ministry really is. Having 10 BC High
We extend a note of congratulations to the eight people who will graduate from the Shrine’s Spiritual DirectionTraining Program this weekend: Genevieve Baudin, Mary Michael Leahy, Joanne Leary, Rachelle Linner, DonnaMacoul, James Morris, Barbara Murray, and Thomas Sepeck. They have completed a two-year program of study. Carol Mitchell, the Director of this program, does great
Greetings of peace. We pray in a spirit of profound thanksgiving for all of our mothers, living and deceased. We love you! We also pray for all of those people who, for one reason or another, find Mother’s Day to be difficult: May you know of God’s love and consolation. Here at the Shrine, Fr.
May the joy of the Risen Lord be in your heart today. I probably do not speak the actual words often enough, but the mantra playing in my head for much of the week is “I love my job.” I love everything about it: the volunteers at the Shrine, the staff, the friars, the worshipers, the other