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    That evening (4/7), I was very happy to attend A Future in Bloom Dinner Gala to benefit Franciscan Children's Hospital. Franciscan Children's was founded in the late 1930s by Cardinal Cushing with the help of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, and was staffed ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    That evening (4/7), I was very happy to attend A Future in Bloom Dinner Gala to benefit Franciscan Children's Hospital. Franciscan Children's was founded in the late 1930s by Cardinal Cushing with the help of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, and was staffed ...

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  • Carter 'humbled and honored' by Vatican appointment

    BRAINTREE -- For Ann Carter, a Boston public relations and communications executive, being named a consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication is "awesome." "And I mean that in terms of being awestruck, as opposed to the way my kids use ...

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  • Shrine's altar to hold relic of patron of sailors

    Since the earliest days of the Church, relics of martyrs and saints have been venerated by the faithful. In keeping with this tradition, to this day Catholic Churches around the world all have a relic enshrined in or under the altar before the church ...

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  • Oblates to mark anniversaries with Boston gala

    BOSTON -- For two centuries, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary have been a spiritual force in the Catholic world, exercising a love for Mary and a commitment to prayer and the sacraments. Now celebrating their 200th anniversary, and their 40th anniversary ...

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


That evening (4/7), I was very happy to attend A Future in Bloom Dinner Gala to benefit Franciscan Children's Hospital. Franciscan Children's was founded in the late 1930s by Cardinal Cushing with the help of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, and was staffed and administered for many years by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. Today, the hospital serves about 16,000 children each year.

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Carter 'humbled and honored' by Vatican appointment


BRAINTREE -- For Ann Carter, a Boston public relations and communications executive, being named a consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication is "awesome." "And I mean that in terms of being awestruck, as opposed to the way my kids use the word 'awesome,'" Carter added, laughing, in an April 18 interview with The Pilot.

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Shrine's altar to hold relic of patron of sailors


Since the earliest days of the Church, relics of martyrs and saints have been venerated by the faithful. In keeping with this tradition, to this day Catholic Churches around the world all have a relic enshrined in or under the altar before the church building is dedicated and its altar is consecrated.

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Oblates to mark anniversaries with Boston gala


BOSTON -- For two centuries, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary have been a spiritual force in the Catholic world, exercising a love for Mary and a commitment to prayer and the sacraments. Now celebrating their 200th anniversary, and their 40th anniversary of first establishing a presence in Boston, provincial of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary U.S. Province Father Jim Walther said the Oblates are maintaining a wide presence both locally and around the globe.

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