Friday, May 25, 2012
CM President Sheff spoke of Billy Crystal, Rosa Parks and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Editor's note: The following was provided by Catholic Memorial. Phillip Ishige has the distinction of being the 9,999th graduate of Catholic Memorial School. But the 10,000th? That honor belongs to Marcus Jackson, who joined 158 classmates on Thursday night at CM’s 52nd commencement exercises. The class that broke the 10K barrier turned their tassels and earned their diplomas at the school's graduation at West Roxbury's Holy Name Parish. In the fall, this year's CM seniors will be freshmen again, at Brandeis, Williams, Bowdoin, Bucknell, College of William and Mary, Johns Hopkins, George Washington University, Wake Forest, the University of Virginia, and Tufts, among other colleges. Nearly all of them will study at a four-year college or…
Friday, May 11, 2012
The service group, which hopes to raise $4,000, is working with the Up & Out Project, which provides homeless families a fresh start in a place to call their own.
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Friday, May 11, 2012
Editor's note: The following was sent to West Roxbury Patch. The Holy Name Youth Service Project is holding a yard sale, bake sale and car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Holy Name Parish Hall, Centre Street, West Roxbury. Proceeds from the event will be used to furnish and supply a new home for a deserving homeless family. The service group, which hopes to raise $4,000, is working with the Up & Out Project, which provides homeless families a fresh start in a place to call their own. The family that is sponsored by the youth group is scheduled to move into their new home on May 19. Donations of items to sell at the yard sale will be accepted from 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, to 9:30 a.m. Saturday,May 12, at Holy Name Parish …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Holy Name and Beethoven Schools, as well as Upper Crust, and individual residents have gotten involved with non-profit Cradles to Crayons Pajamas Drive.
The West Roxbury community gives to those in need. This point is illustrated by the collection of schools, parents, and many nighttime garbed-children, all involved in a pajamas drive for Cradles to Crayons. Cradles to Crayons is a non-profit organization that "collects new and like-new children's items through grassroots community drives and corporate donations," according to its website. "Donations are then processed and packaged by volunteers, and are distributed to disadvantaged children across the state through a collaborative network of social service agencies and school partners." On Jan. 21 the Holy Name School held a movie night with students wearing their bedtime apparel, and collected pajamas. The school made a poster with a …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Maria Fo Mission Circle will use your clean sheets and shirts.
They are a dedicated bunch who spend a few hours most Wednesday mornings on a mission. From September to April, women from the West Roxbury and surrounding communities meet at Holy Name to sew and prepare supplies for hospitals and medical facilities overseas. The group called the Maria Fo Mission Circle, was started by the late Mary Walsh almost 40 years ago, after she got the idea to start a mission group while on a trip to Rome. When she passed, the late Rita Casey took over. Today Kathleen Moyland chairs the operation of about 35 women. “Anyone from the community can come,” said Eileen Donovan. “Some of us go to Mass at eight, then we meet in Finn Hall, others just come.” The operation is easy, yet meticulous. The women get donations …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Holy Name parishioners gathered to remember the events of 9/11/01 on the 10th anniversary of the tragic day in American history. The parish welcomed donations of food and supplies, creating care packages.
Holy Name parishioners gathered to remember the events of 9/11/01 on the 10th anniversary of the tragic day in American history. The parish welcomed donations of food and supplies, under the direction of the Holy Name Youth Mission Group. The group is creating a number of care packages for the Armed forces serving throughout the world. Families gathered and signed cards thanking troops for their service.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
After the 9 and 11 a.m. Masses congregants will gather and memorialize the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the students of the Holy Name Youth Service Project will be spearheading a donation drive for care packages for deployed troops. The youth will be collecting items at Masses during the weekend of 9/11. After the 9 and 11 a.m. Masses, there will a coffee hour to gather and memorialize the anniversary. "We are also reaching out to find the names of any Holy Name parishioners or West Roxbury residents who are deployed in the Middle East who would welcome these care packages," said Kelly McDonough, parent coordinator. "If you know of anyone, please let us know at HolyNameYouthServiceProject@gmail.com or drop a note at the rectory." Here is a list of items needed and desired: *Monetary donations would also be …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Come and get your car washed at the Holy Name School from 5-7 p.m. for several good causes!
Last fall, students participating in a Holy Name Youth Service Project went to New Orleans to help rebuild the The Big Easy. To fund their trip the parents held a very successful Casino Night fundraiser. This summer, the kids have been doing volunteer work at the Catholic Charities food pantry, helping in Brimfield with tornado victims, and clearing water chestnuts on the Charles River, said Kelly McDonough, an adult coordinator for the youth project. To further fundraise the students of the Holy Name Youth Service Project will be holding a car wash in the Holy Name School parking lot on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Come on by and get your car washed for several good causes.
Friday, July 15, 2011
Parkway American plays Wellesley in the District 10 Little League Championship in hopes of advancing to Regionals.
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