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Cardinal Seán
The Cardinal-Archbishop of Boston
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As we honor let us pray that he intercedes for all fathers—for the grace to live out their own call to holiness in their families as they seek to imitate Joseph, Mary, and Jesus who lived in love, obedience, and service to each other.
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Archdio. of Boston Mar 17
On this second Sunday of Lent, God the Father tells Jesus' disciples “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.”
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Cardinal Seán Mar 17
Writing about this period of captivity later in life, he saw it as an extraordinary grace and the basis for his work in spreading Christianity throughout Ireland because it was then, in his time of exile, that he fell deeply in love with God.
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Cardinal Seán Mar 17
In his Confession, wrote that when he was first in Ireland as a slave, he would tend sheep all day & pray to God a hundred times. At night, he’d pray another hundred times.
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Cardinal Seán Mar 15
To our Muslim brothers and sisters in New Zealand who are suffering from today’s murderous attacks on innocent people of faith and goodwill during their time of prayer, we stand with you in condemning this horrendous assault on human dignity. My statement:
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Cardinal Seán Mar 12
May God bless the souls of the victims who were killed on Flight ET302. In particular we remember the four Catholic Relief Services staff members. My prayers are with their families, the CRS community and all who mourn loved ones from this tragedy.
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Cardinal Seán Mar 6
"The Catholic Church saved my life by opening a door to a loving ." Learn more about the life-saving work of our recovery program and other ministries supported by the Appeal here.
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Cardinal Seán Mar 6
The arrival of the Lenten season calls us to reflect on the three pillars of Lent: prayer, fasting & almsgiving. Consider supporting Catholic Charities at Ash Wednesday service as they continue to serve the most vulnerable in our local communities.
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Cardinal Seán Feb 1
"We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond." - Gwendolyn Brooks
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Cardinal Seán Feb 1
We are grateful to Venerable Pierre Toussaint, Venerable Henriette Delille S.S.F., Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange, O.S.P., Father Augustus Tolton, Julia Greeley and Sr. Thea Bowman, F.S..P.A., for their witness of strong faith and heroic virtue.
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Cardinal Seán Feb 1
We remember and celebrate with gratitude the impact that African Americans have had on the history of the United States and the Church during
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Cardinal Seán Jan 29
What a wonderful gift Catholic schools are, to our church and to our society. We are so grateful to everyone who is involved in the schools.
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Cardinal Seán Jan 21
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” - Rev. Dr. MLK
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Cardinal Seán Jan 21
In celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King, we remember that he helped to change the course of US history in profound and meaningful ways urging us to never lose faith, to seek justice and treat every person with dignity and respect.
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Cardinal Seán Jan 19
End the suffering of our citizenry. My statement on the government shutdown:
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Cardinal Seán Jan 17
Join me in praying for all of the Boston pilgrims heading to the today in Washington DC. I look forward to celebrating Mass and marching with them tomorrow.
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Cardinal Seán Dec 25
Lord Jesus, be born in each of us today. Shine your light into our hearts and in our lives. Help us to be Christ-bearers, bringing your light to a world that needs you. “And the Word became flesh, and made his dwelling among us.”
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Cardinal Seán Dec 24
Begun by Mayor Menino 25 yrs ago and carried on by Angela and their children Susan and Tommy, thousands of gifts will brighten Christmas for children and families in need.
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Cardinal Seán Dec 24
Wonderful to spend time with the Menino’s at the annual Christmas Eve toy drive at Catholic Charities Teen Center. Great to see local pastor Fr. John Currie.
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Cardinal Seán Dec 23
Mary’s trust in God brought her profound blessings as we hear Elizabeth tell her, “blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.” We ask for grace for this same kind of trust so we, too, can be open to God’s plan for our lives.
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