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His Eminence Seán P. Cardinal O’Malley, OFM Cap. Archbishop of Boston, Main Celebrant
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Riccardo Gemelli
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Riccardo Gemelli
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Altar Service Opportunities
Male Catholics are invited to consider serving on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis at Cathedral liturgies, particularly at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on Sundays. Training will be provided. Please contact Reverend Kevin O'Leary, Rector, at 617.542.5682. Or, stop by the sacristy following the Sunday 11:30 a.m. Mass.
“Those Who Sing, Pray Twice”
... Choir Members Wanted
If you’re blessed with a
pleasant singing voice, consider
using it to glorify the Lord!
The acclaimed Cathedral Choir
rehearses two Thursday
evenings per month, with
warm-up rehearsals on Sunday
mornings before the 11:30 a.m.
Mass (usually at 10:15 a.m. in
the choir room). Prior
experience in singing with a
choir is helpful. Contact
Cathedral Music Director Leo
Abbott at 617.542.5682 or
email him at
Proclaim the Word of the Lord
Interested in becoming a Cathedral lector? Please contact Reverend Kevin O’Leary, Rector, or Pastoral Associate Robert Travers at 617.542.5682. Training will be provided.
Protecting God's Children

There is no greater event we can offer you than the Celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
Click here to see the schedule. 

Protecting God's Children VIRTUS Training is a three-hour mandatory training workshop for all employees and volunteers designed to help recognize and prevent the sexual abuse of children. All parish volunteers and staff must attend one of the sessions that will be held at the Cathedral on the following dates:

Veneration of the relics to begin immediately following the 9a Mass.

Mass in honor of St. Maria to be at 11a to be celebrated by Father Paul Ritt,
pastor of St. Maria Goretti and Our Lady of the Assumption, Lynnfield. 

Seán Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, to bless the congregation with St. Maria's relics at 7p.



•  Sunday, 20 September | 2.00 pm - 5:00 pm
•  Wednesday, 23 September | 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
•  Sunday, 25 October | 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
•  Wednesday, 28 October | 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Registration is required. Please contact Bob Travers at btravers@rcab.org
or 617.542.5682 to register or if you have any questions.
Known as the Patroness of Mercy, St. Maria forgave her murderer even in the midst of horrendous physical suffering,
va forgiveness that would completely convert him and set him on a path to personal holiness.
In his own words, ‘Maria’s forgiveness saved me.’
Other parking options (click for info):

500 Harrison Ave — Open 24 hours/day — $7 first two hours and $2 for each hour thereafter
with a max of $19/day—credit card only

324 Albany Street — Open 24 hours/day—$2.50/hour with a max of $20/day
—credit card only

274 Albany Street—Open 24 hours/day—$2.50/hour with a max of $20/day
—credit card (this lot will have the most availability)

38 Wareham Street—Open for Event—$10/day—cash only

Are you a Catholic who hasn’t yet received the Sacraments of First Communion and/or Confirmation? An unbaptized adult? An adult baptized in another Christian tradition? Then do consider taking the RCIA journey! The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a period of formation by which we walk together on a journey of faith to help us understand and appreciate Catholic beliefs, values, and traditions. Interested? Call the Cathedral office — 617.542.5682 — or give your name and contact information to any of our priests. May God continue to bless you!