Catholic Charities News
BOSTON -- More than 400 guests gathered to support the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston at the organization's annual Spring Celebration held May 15 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The event raised more than $1.2 million to fund the agency's programs and services that support more than 200,000 people in need throughout Eastern Massachusetts.
Mike Sheehan, CEO of The Boston Globe served as master of ceremonies and Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley offered opening remarks at the event.
By Debbie Rambo
It's that time of year again -- the time when we gather together with our supporters to celebrate the work of Catholic Charities and share the successes of so many of the clients we serve across Eastern Massachusetts -- while also thanking those who help us achieve our mission of building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people.
Area gets double mayoral treatment as Menino honored and Walsh promises continued focus
By Meghan E. Irons
The two mayors — one current, one former — returned to the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood Monday, visiting two spots in a community trying mightily to turn a critical corner.
There was Thomas M. Menino, the former mayor, basking in praise and a bright morning sun and sitting in quiet reflection on his own honorary bench Monday.