New Boston Post Article: Catholics organize to oppose assisted suicide measure

By Kara Bettis | November 3, 2015, 14:33 EST

BOSTON – After Massachusetts voters in 2012 rejected a measure (51 percent to 49 percent) that would have legalized doctor-prescribed suicide, the Archdiocese of Boston decided to ramp up efforts to promote compassionate end-of-life care as an alternative to suicide. In March 2015, the Initiative on Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning was born.

Echoes: The Justice Reinvestment Act

The Justice Reinvestment Act

Debbie Rambo

Diocese of Worcester - CCHD to award 32 grants for local efforts to fight poverty

$13,900 being awarded in local efforts to fight poverty

32 programs demonstrate faith in action
October 20, 2015, Worcester, MA -- Most Rev. Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, will distribute 32 local grants totaling $13,900 today, October 20 at 1:00 p.m. as part of the Annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development.  For rest of the story please see here.

Cardinal O'Malley laments California’s legalization of assisted suicide

 Catholic World News - October 07, 2015

The chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops lamented the legalization of assisted suicide of California.

September 30, 2015 - Mount Alvernia Academy Named Blue Ribbon School

Mount Alvernia Academy is one of five schools named in Massachusetts 

Only Private School in Northeast Named to List

Bishop McManus: Pope's zeal a wonderful example

Catholic Free Press

By Tanya Connor

Cardinal O'Malley to families: Want to evangelize? You'd better have these two qualities.


.- As thousands of Catholics descended upon Philadelphia to hear talks about family and faith, Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley had a message for them: Don’t be a party pooper.

Cardinal O'Malley says Cuba pilgrimage was an 'unforgettable experience'

Aboard the Cardinal O'Malley flight from Cuba -- After five days in Havana, where he accompanied close to 100 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Boston, Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley sat down with The Pilot on his flight from Havana to reflect on his experiences during the papal visit of Pope Francis to Cuba... see story here.