All Day and All Night Adoration: April 16 to April 17

We will need at least four persons who commit to cover one hour throughout the day and night. Please look ahead to your schedule and plan when might be best for you. Confessors will also be available. It is a real grace to do this in a parish.  Please sign up by contacting Nancy in the main office, nnicol@stpaulparish.org, 617.491.8400 ext 303 or click here to register.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 10 at 4:00 PM: THE EUCHARIST IN ART: VISUALIZING MYSTERY WITH ELIZABETH LEV

The 17th century Catholic Church found itself engaged in a battle over the sacraments, especially the Eucharist. Most Protestant Reformers rejected the teaching of Transubstantiation, while an increasingly empirical culture grew doubtful that a piece of bread and a glass of wine could ever be more than mere matter. Register Here The 17th century Catholic Church found itself engaged in a battle over the sacraments, especially the Eucharist. Most Protestant Reformers rejected the teaching of Transubstantiation, while an increasingly empirical culture grew doubtful that a piece of bread and a glass of wine could ever be more than mere matter. […]

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Holy Week Schedule 2021

Saturday, March 27 The Vigil Mass of Palm Sunday  5:00 PM   Palm  Sunday, March 28 7:30 AM , 9:00 AM (Note time change), 11:00 AM  & 5:00 PM   Holy Thursday, April 1 Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Procession to the Altar of Repose 7:00 PM & Compline 10:00 PM   Good Friday, April 2 Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion  3:00 PM Stations of the Cross  7:00 PM   Holy Saturday, April 3 The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night  7:30 PM   Easter Sunday, April 4 7:30 AM , 9:00 AM (Note time change), 11:00 […]

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Saturday, March 27, 2021: A Good Man is Hard to Find: St. Joseph in Art with Elizabeth Lev

St Joseph was an unassuming latecomer to the history of art, but once discovered, his images evolved rapidly to serve the Catholic Church during challenging times . . . . From model for the papacy, to symbol of marriage and fatherhood, to guide for a good death and advocate for the worker, St Joseph’s many guises have made him one of the Church’s greatest spiritual treasures. Following Pope Francis’ dedication of 2021 to St. Joseph, this talk will look at Giotto, Raphael, Murillo and others as we uncover the many faces of this quiet saint. US art historian Elizabeth Liv will […]

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Thursday, February 18, 7:30 PM EST / 6:30 PM CST Miracles: Source of Truth or Violation of Natural Law? Webinar with Professor Luke Thomas Johnson

From the beginning, Christian faith has been founded on the evidence of miracles: the Incarnation, the Resurrection, the signs and wonders worked by Jesus, the workings of the Holy Spirit in the Church. But miracles, especially those claimed to have happened after New Testament times, have provoked unease and skepticism. Renowned New Testament scholar Luke Timothy Johnson asks: what place do miracles have in the Biblical vision? And how should we understand them today? Learn More Register Here

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COVID-19 Positive Test Notification: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Just a brief announcement:   we learned on Thursday morning that one of our parishioners who attended the 11:00 AM Mass on Sunday, January 24 has since been diagnosed with Covid 19.  The Cambridge Board of Health and the Archdiocese of Boston have been informed. The person, who was and continues to be asymptomatic, 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 person was seated in the back rear center section on the right facing the altar, near […]

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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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