Past Events

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Past Events

Labor Day Weekend Message

Father Peter was invited to preside over Mass at Saint Cecilia Parish in Boston where he spoke of the prophetic voice. He pointed to examples of prophets who rose against manipulation and exploitation of the poor, and encouraged people to return to God as their world...

Pentecost Sunday Message

On May 31, 2020, Father Peter offered Mass at Saint Cecilia Parish in Boston, where he called on all people of faith to stand up against racism and walk in solidarity with people of color.

Learning Interreligiously as a Key to a Better World

“We are living in an unprecedented time of inter-religious awareness. Pluralism is a fact of life.” That is according to Fr. Francis Clooney, SJ who presented at our workshop, “Learning Interreligiously as a Key to a Better World.”

Immigration Crisis: Lives at Risk at Our Southern Border

Every day we read new headlines about the lack of human dignity for migrants crossing our southern border to begin new lives in the United States, but what can we do about it? That was the topic of our recent community meeting, “Immigration Crisis: Lives at Risk at Our Southern Border.”

Poverty and Inequality in Boston: A Tale of Two Cities?

The Boston metropolitan area is one of the richest in the country with a median household income over $82,000 but it also the 7th most unequal city in terms of income inequality, according to Mary Jo Bane of the Harvard Kennedy School and moderator of our panel,...

The Renewal of Catholic Social Teaching in the Age of Pope Francis

“What difference has Pope Francis made in Catholic social teaching?” According to Thomas Massaro, S.J., Professor of Moral Theology at Fordham University, who led our April workshop at Saint Cecilia Parish Hall, Pope Francis has not only renewed the tradition of...

Kindness and Civility: A Call to Common Purpose

We live in a society in which we have lost the ability to disagree, in which differing perspectives have become synonymous with hatred and disrespect. As Father Peter Gyves said, “We live in a society that is broken… we are better people in this country than what we...

Would You Recognize a Prophet?

Would You Recognize a Prophet? “We are facing a moral crisis in this country,” began Father Peter Gyves, SJ, as he introduced Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Professor Emeritus at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, to lead our February workshop about the...