When I began my summer internship at St. Anthony Shrine, I did not expect to forge such strong relationships as those I have within this community. As I prepare to head back to Boston College next week for my senior year, I leave behind not only a summer of exciting work experience, but friendships that
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A few weeks ago at the Shrine, we held a funeral for a man by the name of David Sanjurjo. It being a random Wednesday at work, I had not come into the office prepared for a funeral. As part of our Lazarus ministry here at the Shrine, we offer funeral services and proper burials
In the past few weeks at the Shrine, things have been business as usual, working in the office and completing small, but important, tasks. While it is easy to think of the Shrine in terms of big events such as the Feast Day or our Friends of the Shrine Pasta Dinner, I’ve realized the equivalent
While I have been thoroughly enjoying my time at the Shrine thus far, Tuesday, June 13th was absolutely the best day I have spent here this summer. As it was the Feast of St. Anthony, I spent the morning in the lobby of the Shrine, greeting visitors, handing out blessed bread, and taking donations.
On my first day at the Shrine, I was unsure what to expect from this experience. I had become familiarized with the Shrine, but I truly did not understand all that it meant to the people it serves. To people across the Boston area, St. Anthony Shrine is a family, offering religious events and opportunities for