Saturday, February 6, 2021 4:00 EST, Harvard Catholic Forum Special Event: “Humanism as an Educational Ideal,” webinar with Fr. John O’Malley, SJ

“Humanism as an Educational Ideal,” webinar with Fr. John O’Malley, SJ. 4:00 PM EST, Saturday, February 6, 2021   The ideal of educating the total human person – the project that took on the name “humanism” –  became a widespread norm for education in the Christian world of early modern Europe, whence it spread to North and South America. This humanist ideal has competed for influence with other educational ideals, most especially with those pursued by universities. Fr. John O’Malley examines the sources of the humanistic style of learning, the place of that style in Catholic culture, and, more broadly, in […]

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Birthday Commemoration on Monday, January 18, 2021

Saint Katharine Drexel Parish’s 36th Dr. Rev Martin Luther King Birthday Commemoration featuring Keynote speaker Rev. June Cooper, Executive Director City Mission Boston MLK Annual Breakfast donation Thank you for your generosity. https://giving.parishsoft.com/App/Giving/stk175200 To register for this virtual event, please click here.

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St. Paul’s Community Advent Offering: “Picturing the Prince of Peace”

The Harvard Catholic Center, St. Paul’s Parish, and St. Paul’s Choir School are excited to offer a series of Advent virtual talks on sacred art, presented by renowned art historian Dr. Elizabeth Lev. Each talk on Zoom will be followed by a performance from the Choir of Men and Boys at Saint Paul’s. “God Made Visible…To All!” will take place at 4:00 PM on Sat. December 5, and “Humanity Elevated Through The Incarnation: St. Francis, the Franciscans, and Beyond” will take place at 4:00pm on Sat. December 12. This is free and open to all; please share with friends and family! […]

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Advent Lunches 2020

Due to the pandemic, it has been decided that we will not host the Advent Lunches this coming season.  It was a difficult decision but we need to keep guests and volunteers safe during time. Continue to pray for a end to the pandemic so that we can once again serve our sisters and brothers in the future.

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COVID-19 Positive Test Notification – Saturday, November 14, 2020

Just a brief announcement:   we learned on Saturday afternoon that one of our parishioners who attended the 7:30 AM Mass on Sunday, November 8 has been diagnosed with COVID-19.  The Cambridge Board of Health and the Archdiocese of Boston have been informed. The person, who was asymptomatic at the time, had observed all protocols before entering the church, kept a mask in place throughout the Mass (removing it only to receive communion), and left the church immediately following the Mass.  The church is regularly cleaned. By all standards, contact with the person would have been minimal.   However, if you were […]

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SVDP Virtual Giving Tree Appeal

Each year, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul assists 30-40 local families at the holidays through our Thanksgiving meals and Giving Tree gift program.  The incredible generosity of the St. Paul Parish family has been the backbone of this program for over 25 years. Due to COVID-19, instead of fulfilling individual gift requests via the Giving Tree this year, we are distributing gift cards to the families we serve.  To make this work, we are asking those who might normally donate gifts to make a monetary donation here.  We deeply appreciate your support both now and year-round, as we […]

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Book Talk by Deacon Tim

Sunday, November 15, at 3:00 PM the St. Paul’s Committee on Spiritual and Public Concerns is hosting a webinar talk with Q&A by Deacon Tim O’Donnell, based on his book The Deacon: Icon of Christ the Servant, Minister of the Threshold, just released by Paulist Press. Click here to register on Zoom. For more on the book, see https://thedeaconbook.com/.  

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