Mass of Ordination and Installation for Bishop Edward Bernard Scharfenberger, from Albany's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.


Romain Lize and John Sacco join Fr Robert Reed to celebrate 15 years of Magnificat Magazine and to discuss the mission of Magnificat and its great success in helping Catholics develop their spiritual lives.


Bishop Robert Deeley was installed as the new shepherd of the Catholic Church in Maine during a special Mass Friday, February 14.


Cardinal Seán O'Malley presides over the Ecumenical Prayer Service for All Christian Martyrs at Boston's Mission Church in Roxbury. Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Rev. Laura Everett, Rev. Hegoumen Moses, and Metropolitan Methodios all lead in prayer along with Cardinal Seán.


Bishop Kevin Rhoades celebrates a memorial Mass for beloved Boston native, Bishop John M. D'Arcy, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Bishop D'Arcy was born in Brighton and was a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston. He was named Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana in 1985 and served until 2009. He went home to the Lord on February 3, 2013.


Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, presides at this Mass of Dedication for the new St. Bonaventure Church in Manomet, Massachusetts.


CatholicTV Network coverage of The Opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life. Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-life Activities principal celebrant and homilist during this Mass at America's Catholic Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The CatholicTV Network president Father Robert Reed provides commentary. Cardinal Seán led a group of more than 750 young adults from the Archdiocese of Boston in Washington, DC for the  March for Life. Find the full text of Cardinal Seán's March for Life homily.


Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates this special Mass at Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross for ordination to the transitional diaconate.

Men ordained:

  • Jeffrey Scott Archer, Saint Cecilia, Boston
  • Steven Clemence, Nossa Senhora do Desterro, Jundiai Brazil
  • Peter Francis DeFazio, Saint Cecilia, Boston
  • George Edward Fitzsimmons, Saint James the Greater, Saint Louis
  • Kevin Thomas Hickey, Saint Clare, Braintree
  • Karlo Joseph Hocurscak, Sacred Hearts, Haverhill
  • Mark Douglas Storey, Saint Mary of the Sacred Heart, Hanover
  • Laurence Michael Tocci, Saint Patrick, Stoneham
  • Jiwon Yoon, Saint Antoine Daveluy, Newton

Catholic News Service story on St. Paul's Choir | Harvard Square by Chaz Muth.

St. Paul's Church Harvard Square is home to one of very few traditional choirs of boys and men in the USA. The Choir is supported by the only Roman Catholic Boys Choir School in America, while the professional men are drawn from local music colleges including the Longy School of Music, NEC and Boston Conservatory.

As a primarily liturgical Choir at St. Paul's, the principal focus of music-making is the Mass, in celebration of which the boys and men sing music from the great history of the Church, in the fine acoustics of St. Paul's Church Harvard Square. Plainsong, Polyphony, Romantic and Contemporary composition are all represented in their repertoire.

Founded in 1963, the St. Paul's Choir School is celebrating its 50th year, and last November a group of current students traveled to Rome to sing for Pope Francis. Mr. John Robinson is the school's director of music and is interviewed in the story.

Mr. Robinson is always interested in hearing potential boy choristers throughout the year, and in meeting with prospective parents. jrobinson@choirschool.net. Professional Altos, Tenors and Basses are encouraged to contact the Director of Music throughout the year ahead of the annual auditions in early May each year.

Visit the Choir School website at www.ChoirofStPaul.org


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