Tag Archives: Cathaholics

Lousy Turnout For Midnight Mass At St. Mary’s In Brookline Village

The hardworking staff, which is Jewish by attraction, has lived next door to St. Mary of the Assumption in Brookline Village for 25 years, during which we’ve observed – yes – 25 Christmas Eve Midnight Masses. (For decades our mother, … Continue reading

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Habemus Papam (Jesuits Rule! Edition)

The hardlearning staff, being a double-Jebbie (Fordham Prep class of ’67, Xavier University class of ’71), couldn’t be more pleased with new Pope Francis I, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. Not that it really matters to us: Our Catholicism lapsed … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Cathaholic Edition)

Sunday’s Boston Herald had local Catholics coming home. Sunday’s Boston Globe had them going away. First, the Herald: The story: Prodigal parishioners return to church Boston Archdiocese reaches out to halt plummeting Mass attendance The Boston Archdiocese’s largest effort in … Continue reading

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