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A prophetic, Franciscan, Catholic community welcoming all people through prayer and outreach.

We extend a special welcome to everyone visiting the Shrine for the first time.

Saturday, November 17 – Friday, November 23, 2018

Telephone: 617-542-6440
Prayer Request Line: 617-553-4100
The Good Word: 617-542-0502
Text-to-Give text “DONATE” to: 617-712-2233
November 18, 2018
Thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Shrine continues to support UNITE HERE, Local 26, in their ongoing labor dispute against the
following hotels: Ritz Carlton, the Sheraton Boston, the W Hotel Boston, Aloft Boston Seaport
District, the Element Boston Seaport District, the Westin Boston Waterfront and the Westin Copley
Place. The dignity of workers is an integral part of Catholic Social Teaching. On May 15, 1891,
Pope Leo XIII promulgated the encyclical Rerum Novarum. In that 127 year-old document, the
Holy Father says that the Church “does her best to enlist the services of all classes in discussing and
endeavoring to further in the most practical way, the interests of the working classes…” In 2018 in
Boston, this includes protecting the rights and dignity of hotel workers.
The friars and staff of the Shrine do our best to act, according the tradition of our faith, in the best
interests of vulnerable, alienated, and those on the margins. We invite you to dream broadly and
imaginatively about who those people are, and how we as a faith community might help them.

Fr. Thomas Conway, OFM

Executive Director
#Giving Tuesday
Can you believe it? #Giving Tuesday is next week. Please join us November 27, for this global day of
philanthropy. Join our 24-hour celebration.

Our goal is $71,000 for 71 years on Arch Street. Every gift we receive on #Giving Tuesday will support
our outreach ministries. Simply go to on November 27, and make your gift.

You may also text your gift. Text Donate to 617-712-2233. It is that easy! If you prefer, come to the
Shrine on #Giving Tuesday, November 27, to make your gift in person. Our friars and members of the
Shrine community will be in the lobby to greet you and accept your gift. We invite you to be as generous
as you can. Please know your gift truly makes a difference in the lives of all those whom we serve.

Abundant blessings to you in this season of giving thanks.

Happy Thanksgiving! Join the Seniors at Arch Street
Mass Wednesday Nov 21
8am, 10am Exercise by Patti D’Angelo
Confessions 10am Mass
8:30am-10am 10:30am Refreshments & Exercise
12pm Lunch

The Shrine will be open Upcoming Trips

7am- 11am. Annual Bus Trip to La Salette
Mark Your Calendar To Purchase Mass Cards…
Stop by the 1 st floor lobby booth
The next LGBTQ Spirituality Meeting will between 9am- 4pm,
be held on Wednesday, December 12 due to Call 617-542-6440 ext. 250 or
holiday scheduling. Go online to and click
Purchase Mass Cards for all your special

Year- End Gifts

As the end of the year approaches, we invite you to consider making a tax-deductible gift to the Shrine.
There are a number of ways to make this gift.

• Cash/check - may be given in person or via the U.S mail. Please note that the gift must be
postmarked by December 31 to be counted for a 2018 tax deduction.

• Credit card – Make a gift on line – with a credit card. Or, you may call
the Development Office (857-206-7243) and give your credit card over the telephone. Our
electronic giving kiosks in the lobby, and at the information booth are two other options for credit
card gifts.

• IRA Charitable Rollover – If you or someone you know is 70 ½ or older and has a traditional
Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you can use your required minimum distribution to support
the Shrine through a Charitable Rollover gift. Contact the administrator of your plan and ask that
your distribution be a charitable rollover to the Shrine.

• Matching Gifts – A corporate matching gift is a tremendous way to increase your personal gift to
the Shrine. We encourage you to take advantage of your employer’s matching gift program.

• Securities – If you would like to make a gift of securities to the Shrine, please contact Maryanne
Rooney-Hegan, Director of Development 9617) 542-6440 ext. 115, or

Thank you for all you do to help us live out the Gospel in Boston. If you have questions about making a
gift, please contact Maryanne Rooney-Hegan at (617) 542-6440 ext. 115.
Annual Bus Trip to

LaSalette Shrine
Attleboro, MA
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
11:00am Depart from St. Anthony Shrine

12:15pm Lunch at Bliss Dairy Restaurant

2:30pm Arrive at LaSalette Shrine

3:00pm Fr. Pat’s Christmas Concert

4:00pm Mass in Main Church (Optional)

5:00pm Festival of Lights Begins

5:30pm Free to shop, visit Shrine, etc.

6:30pm Depart for St. Anthony Shrine

Cost: $45 (includes bus & lunch)

Name: Day phone:

Address: City: State: Zip:

Email: Total Enclosed:

Luncheon Choice: o Hot Turkey Dinner o Grilled Chicken Breast o Beefburger o Baked Haddock
All luncheon items come with side salad, roll, mixed vegetables, mashed potatoes, beverages & sundae dessert.

Please leave this form at the front desk of the Shrine or mail to Br. Richard James, OFM, St. Anthony Shrine,
100 Arch St. Boston, MA 02110. Call Betsy Quinn at (617) 484 - 8451 with any questions.
Brother Maganzini, OFM nominated for Bishop Cheverus Medal

Every three years parishes and institutions in the Archdiocese of Boston are invited to nominate a person
from the ministry for the Bishop Cheverus Medal (the First Bishop of Boston). The medal is awarded to a
person for exemplary service given in the name of the Lord.

This year, the Shrine was eligible to nominate someone. Fr. Tom and Fr. Frank immediately agreed that
the recipient from the Shrine would be Brother John Maganzini, OFM. For 22 years Brother John, Mags,
has served the Arch Street community in a quiet and unassuming way. He is a spiritual director to many
people, a friend to countless people and an eager participant in all our ministries. In many ways, Brother
Mags has become the face of St. Anthony Shrine. In addition to this public ministry, Brother John served
the friar community as Vicar for 12 years and cares for the friars in many ways. Brother John embodies
the Franciscan Spirit and the Spirit of the Shrine--All Are Welcome!

We know you will join us in congratulating and thanking John. The medal will be presented by Cardinal
O'Malley at a special Daytime Prayer Service at Immaculate Conception Church in Malden on Sunday,
November 25th at 2 PM.

Congratulations and many thanks to our

Brother John Maganzini, OFM!


As it gets colder and you may wish to

donate clothes to those in need, we urge Serving the Spiritual Needs of Grieving Parents
you to consider giving to one of Boston’s
centers for the homeless, such as A Catholic ministry for parents whose children of any age
have died by any cause, no matter how long ago
St. Francis House on 39 Boylston St, Losing a child under any circumstance is horrific. Focusing
which accepts used clothing donations. on the spirituality of the grieving process can help
tremendously. Please join us. All are welcome.
St Anthony Shrine cannot receive Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents
clothing donations. Please do not leave At St. Anthony Shrine, Boston, MA
clothing in the lobby for donation. One-Day Spiritual Retreat
Sunday, Dec 2th after the 10am Mass.
Thank you!
For more information, call (617) 542-8057
Or visit
Open OA Meeting, Auditorium Classroom 12:15 p.m. Rosary Prayer Group, 1st Floor Chapel 12:30p.m.
A.A. 12 Step Meeting/12 Traditions Meeting (Closed) 5:45 p.m. Men’s Spirituality Group (2nd and 4th Thursday) 5:00 p.m.
Lectura y reflexión del evangelio 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday A.A Big Book Meeting (Closed) 5:45 p.m.
A.A. Discussion Meeting (Open), Auditorium Foyer 12:00p.m.
Charismatic Prayer, Mezzanine Group Room 12:00p.m. Friday
S.A. 12 Step Meeting (Open), Auditorium Foyer 7:00 a.m.
Wednesday O.A. Meeting (Open), Auditorium Classroom 12:15 p.m.
Remembrance Day for Deceased (3rd Wed.) All Masses
Anointing of the Sick - Mass (3rd Wed.) 10:00a.m. Saturday
S.A. Meeting (Open), Auditorium Foyer 7:00 a.m. Secular Franciscans Formation (2nd Sat.) 10:30 a.m.
Seniors Program, Auditorium 10:30 a.m. Centering Prayer Group (1st & 4th Sat.) 12:00 p.m.
Women’s Spiritual Refl. Group (2nd & 4th Wed) 12:30 p.m. Vietnamese Secular Franciscans (2nd Sat.) 1:00 p.m.
Grupo Hispano de Oracion 4:00 p.m. Secular Franciscans Fraternity Meeting (2nd Sat.) 1:00 p.m.
Bread on The Common (2nd & 4th Wed) 4:00 p.m.
Mass in Spanish 5:15 p.m. Sunday
LGBTQ Spirituality (3rd Wed) 5:30 p.m. Emmaus Ministry Prayer/Discussion (1st Sun.) 11:00 a.m.
A.A. Discussion Meeting (Open), Auditorium Foyer 5:45 p.m. Healing Service (2nd Sun.) 1:30 p.m.
Latino Ministry Social, Auditorium 1:00 p.m.
Thursday Rosary, Vespers, Benediction 2:55 p.m.
St. Augustine Group (S.L.A.A.) Meeting (Closed) 12:00p.m Hispanic Secular Franciscans (1st Sun.) 3:00 p.m.

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