Pastor Notes

April 2017

Apr 28

April 30, 2017

Friends,  When I think of the numbers of children and teenagers enrolled in the Faith Formation program, I feel very badly. The numbers of young people celebrating the sacraments of First Eucharist and Confirmation in the Blue Hills Collaborative is minimal when compared with the number of families living in our community. There are so...
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Apr 21

April 23, 2017

Friends, I had the privilege to return to my home parish, Holy Name in West Roxbury, to baptize 2 babies for my former next door neighbors (I moved 2+ years ago). They are a wonderful family and I watched the parents of these children grow up and I married both of them as well. It is always great going back to Holy Name. I have the best of...
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Apr 14

April 16, 2017

Friends, I want to wish all of our parishioners at the 3 parishes of the Blue Hills Collaborative a Happy Easter on behalf of Fr. Charles, myself and the staff. We look forward to celebrating the Resurrection with so many wonderful families from Most Precious Blood, St Pius X and St Anne Parishes. How blessed we are to know that it is our faith...
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Apr 7

April 9, 2017

Friends, Spring has sprung! The Red Sox season is underway. Opening Day was this week at “Friendly Fenway.” Like many of you, I feel very good about the Sox’ chances at another World Series. My dream is to see the Sox vs the Cubs in the October encounter. I can’t even imagine the price of those tickets in the 2 oldest...
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