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April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday

2019-04-23T09:46:27-04:00

Easter greetings! The Lord has Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! We extend a special welcome to any new visitors to the Shrine. We hope that you have a great experience with the church while you are here. Let me tell you a little about the Shrine community. We are 25 Franciscan Friars of the Order of Friars Minor, the province of

April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday2019-04-23T09:46:27-04:00

April 14, 2019 – Palm Sunday

2019-04-12T12:13:24-04:00

Greetings of peace. We would respectfully ask you to pay special attention to the special liturgy times at the Shrine during this sacred time of Holy Week. The Arch Street Band will provide all of the music for the services below, except where noted. Mass of the Lord’s Supper is on Holy Thursday at 5:15

April 14, 2019 – Palm Sunday2019-04-12T12:13:24-04:00

Sunday, March 24, 2019 – Third Sunday of Lent

2019-03-25T11:05:07-04:00

Greetings of peace. I hope that you are enjoying a prayerful Lent. This coming week is bookended by two unique commemorations. On Monday, March 25, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. I’ve always found this day to be fascinating. Well outside of the Christmas season, the Church focuses hard on the

Sunday, March 24, 2019 – Third Sunday of Lent2019-03-25T11:05:07-04:00

Our Director of Outreach is on a Mission and Can’t be Stopped!

2019-03-19T13:39:20-04:00

Mary Ann Ponti is not only our Director of Outreach but she is a well-known public figure helping the homeless population day in and day out. Thank you for all your great work, Mary Ann! https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/03/18/jeff-robbins-mary-ann-pontis-mission-to-help-the-homeless-knows-no-bounds/

Our Director of Outreach is on a Mission and Can’t be Stopped!2019-03-19T13:39:20-04:00

The Arch Street Band Visits Bishop Fenwick High School

2019-02-07T09:48:33-05:00

Last week, The Arch Street Band visited Bishop Fenwick High School(BFHS), in Peabody MA, to perform the music for their Mass of Mercy. Members of the BFHS band and choir received lessons from The Arch Street Band musicians before joining them for Mass. Bishop Mark O'Connell was the presider. Following the Mass, the band stayed at the school to

The Arch Street Band Visits Bishop Fenwick High School2019-02-07T09:48:33-05:00

Fr. Myron McCormick, OFM, has Passed away after 71 years of being a Franciscan Friar!

2019-01-24T11:15:24-05:00

Fr. Myron McCormick, OFM, 98 years of age, a professed Franciscan friar for 71 years and a priest for 66 years, died yesterday, Monday, January 21 at Holy Name Friary in Ringwood, NJ.                              Viewing:    Saturday, January 26, 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial:    9:30 a.m.                                                 St. Anthony Shrine                                                 100 Arch

Fr. Myron McCormick, OFM, has Passed away after 71 years of being a Franciscan Friar!2019-01-24T11:15:24-05:00

The Arch Street Band to hold an Open Rehearsal

2018-12-06T13:28:07-05:00

On Saturday, December 15th the Arch Street Band will hold an Open Rehearsal Concert to prepare for our Christmas liturgies and we invite you to share the joy! Come anytime between 1:30 - 3:10 PM for this exciting event where the band will perform, rehearse, discuss and invite you to participate in some Christmas songs.

The Arch Street Band to hold an Open Rehearsal2018-12-06T13:28:07-05:00