Events

Developing a Roadmap for Mission: Goal Setting Weekend

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

Do you want your parish or other faith community to be intentionally positioned for the work of evangelization and to form disciples? If so, please consider inviting a team of disciples (led by your pastor/leader) to take time away to prayerfully discern a pastoral plan for your community. At this two-day (not overnight) intensive session,...

Free

Fall 2023 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – West

St. Bernard Church at Holy Family Parish, Concord 12 Monument Square, Concord

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

Fall 2023 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – North

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Peabody 3 Margin St, Peabody, MA, United States

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

Fall 2023 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – South

St. John the Baptist, Quincy 44 School Street, Quincy

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

All are Called; All Belong Workshop

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

All are Called; All Belong is a workshop in Ministry with Persons with Disabilities that will educate all participants on the realities of living with disabilities in both the Church and society.  With witness talks from inspiring presenters, David Petrovic and Cassie Drahos, this day of faith-filled fellowship will reawaken our understanding of the inherent dignity and value of all children of God and the truth that all baptized in Christ are called and belong to His Body, the Church. Brief presentations from Julia Whitney from the National Catholic Partnership on Disability and Kathryn Griffin from the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation and Parish Support will be offered as well lunch and an opportunity to attend Mass. There is no cost to register.

Free

New Faith Formation Leader Day 2023

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

We invite all new (to the Archdiocese of Boston in the last 1-2 years) parish catechetical leaders (including but not limited to children's faith formation, youth ministry, and adult faith formation) to spend a day in conversation with our team.

Free

Evangelization Panel

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

Disciples are being formed and sent within our archdiocese. Evangelization does work! United as one team on mission, let's come together and learn from one another. Pastors, clergy, faith formation and ministry leaders, and individual disciples are invited to join us as we host a panel discussion on evangelization. Panelists will include leaders of local...

Free

Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass

Cathedral of the Holy Cross 1400 Washington Street, Boston, MA, United States

Most Rev. Bishop Mark O'Connell invites all couples of the Archdiocese of Boston celebrating their 10th, 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries to join him at a celebratory Mass on Sunday, October 29th at 3:00 PM at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston.

Free

A Pastoral Response to Mental Health for Parish Leaders

Zoom

This virtual mental health workshop with author and Mental Health Clinician, Sue Muldoon, MA, LMHC will address the mental health crisis in our country and how parish leaders may be called to respond.

Free

New Hires: Celebrating Your Role within the Mission

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

Are you new (within the last year or so) to your role within the Archdiocese of Boston? Congratulations! Did you realize that you have an irreplaceable role in the evangelizing mission of the Church? How amazing is that! We are thrilled that you said “yes” to this important call and are excited about the adventure...

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2023 Bishop Healy Award Dinner

Boston College High School 150 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester

Please join us for this year’s Bishop Healy Award Dinner at Boston College High School, Dorchester on Saturday, November 11 at 5:30-8:30 pm.

$80.00

Marriage Prep Workshop – November 2023

Pastoral Center Braintree 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

Transformed in Love is the marriage preparation workshop of the Archdiocese of Boston for engaged couples and those seeking a convalidation after civil marriage. This workshop is in person.

$195.00

Winter 2024 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – South

St. Mary's Parish at St. Ann's Church 204 Samoset Avenue, Hull, MA

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

Winter 2024 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – West

St. Patrick's 44 East Central St, Natick, MA

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

Winter 2024 Faith Formation Leader Meeting – North

Beverly Catholic Collaborative Office 552 Cabot St., Beverly, MA

We invite faith formation leaders who accompany adults and children in their journey of discipleship to join other leaders for these gatherings, which we will offer around the archdiocese 3-4 times a year.  Please register for the date or location that best fits your schedule.

Free

March for Life

March for Life, Washington, D.C. District of Columbia, United States

Join Cardinal Sean O'Malley for the National March for Life on January 19, 2024! March with us to create a culture of life!

$75.00

Mental Health Matters: A Workshop to Empower Parents

Virtual Zoom Meeting

Join Mookie Manalili, a Catholic psychotherapist from Boston College together with retired psychologist Fr. Jim Ronan, and mental health clinician, author, and parent Suzanne Muldoon for a panel discussion on how parents can best support and care for their children and themselves in the midst of mental health concerns.

Free

A Conversation About the Future of Faith Formation: Is Traditional Faith Formation Dead?

Zoom

All pastors, clergy, and faith formation leaders are invited to join us on Zoom for a discussion on the current and future landscape of faith formation. A panel of pastors from parishes within the Archdiocese of Boston and the Diocese of Fall River will share what is currently bearing fruit, the structures and programs that...

Free

Catechist Formation Series – Classroom Management

Zoom

Host:  Karen Costa Co-Director of Faith Formation, St. Elizabeth Parish, Bristol, Rhode Island This workshop is designed to offer practical tips to catechists from planning lessons that engage students in the content to suggestions for classroom management.

Free

Retiro de Cuaresma para Jovenes

St. Stephen Hall (Parroquia San Esteban) 36 Clinton St, Framingham, MA, United States

En este Retiro de Cuaresma para Jóvenes tendremos la oportunidad de…

Orar y  alabar al Señor  con el ministerio de música Rosa Mística y el grupo Hackuna en la Adoración al Santísimo,
El viacrucis para Jóvenes,
la Eucaristía con el Cardenal O’Malley,
Una  obra de teatro y mucho más..
dedica este día para “retirarte” de tu rutina diaria y encontrarte con Cristo y con otros jóvenes como tú para reflexionar, orar y celebrar de nuestra fe Juntos.

$30.00

Confirmation Age Change: Listening Session for Leaders (South)

Resurrection Church 1057 Main Street, Hingham, MA

As you have likely seen in a letter from the Cardinal, an article in the Boston Pilot, or an article in the Boston Globe, the Cardinal has decided to lower the normal age of reception of the sacrament of Confirmation in the Archdiocese of Boston from around the age of 16, or 10th or 11th grade, to around the ages...

Free