Around the Neighborhood

Around the Diocese

Transformed in Love Marriage Prep – Transformed in Love for engaged couples is the Archdiocesan program for marriage preparation. For upcoming dates, locations, and registration information, visit or contact Liz Cotrupi at

The Franklin Veterans Council hosts a Veterans Coffee Social on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Franklin Senior Center Cafe. All veterans are invited. Contact the Veterans Service Office with any questions: 508-613-1315.

Blessed Sacrament School (Preschool to Grade 8) in Walpole, MA partners with our families to develop 21st-century scholars into people of faith, character, and integrity. Featuring small class sizes, individualized learning, foreign language, STEM, various athletic and extra-curricular programs. Visit us online: .Walk-in tours offered every Tuesday at 10:00am or schedule a tour by phone: 508-668-2336

Worldwide Marriage Encounter: Jesus says "I give you a new commandment: love one another." Learn how to love your spouse more by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Weekends are Jun 8-9, 2019 in Medway, MA and Sep 14-15, 2019 in Medway, MA. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 800-710-9963 or visit them at

Monsignor Haddad Middle School in Needham still has a few openings for the 2019-2020 school year. Academic rigor, faith and character development, dedicated Faculty, sports, speech, drama, art. High acceptance rates to the area's top high schools , financial aid. Email or call 781-449-0133 schedule your personal tour!

I Thirst: The Healing Initiative. Free two-day training on how to be an effective I THIRST Spiritual Companion (ITSC) for those suffering from addictions and their families. The training is open to all parishioners, clergy and parish/school employees who are 21+ in the Archdiocese of Boston. No prior addiction recovery experience is needed. For more information, contact: Deacon James Greer, MAPT, CT 617-746-5842 or

Women’s Retreat – Under the Wings of God Is the Field of Grace: The Story of Ruth ٠ Fri, Jun 7- Sun, Jun 9 LaSalette Retreat Center, Attleboro. Presenters: Fr. Flavio Gillio & Dottie Levesque. Information: 508-222-8530.

The Paschal Mystery and the Pastoral Visitor, Saturday, June 22. Free Breakfast Meeting 9:00-12:00. Presentation by Mary Ann McLaughlin. Pastoral Center, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA. To register: or 617-746-5843.

The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary: Rejoice and Be Glad. Wed, May 29, 9:15am-4pm, La Salette Retreat Center, Attleboro. Through lecture, prayer and song, consider how to apply these mysteries to the current chapters of your life. The second Glorious Mystery is “The Ascension” and we will conclude our afternoon with a Vigil Mass for the holy day of Ascension Thursday. Lunch included. Suggested donation: $45.

If you are celebrating your 25th or 50th wedding anniversary this year, please join Cardinal Seán O'Malley on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3pm for the annual Anniversary Mass with renewal of vows at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston. Couples can register for the event at For more information, contact Emily Elliott at