I was very pleased that as part of the evening's program they presented the new biography of the late Father Daniel Kennedy, which was written by his father, Dan Kennedy, Sr. Pilot photo/Mark Labbe
Much of this past week I spent in Rome at meetings of the Council of Cardinals advising the Holy Father. But before I left, on Friday evening, we had our annual St. John Seminary Alumni Dinner, which we began with the celebration of Vespers.
Afterward there was a light reception followed by the dinner.
I was very pleased that as part of the evening's program they presented the new biography of the late Father Daniel Kennedy, which was written by his father, Dan Kennedy, Sr. The name of the book is "247 Days: Father Dan Kennedy, A Proud and Happy Priest" taken from the short amount time Father Kennedy was ordained before his sudden and untimely death in 2008 at the age of only 34.
New England Pueri Cantores
I also want to mention that on Saturday, we hosted the New England Pueri Cantores Choir Festival at the Cathedral, which brought together choirs from the archdiocese and as far away as Connecticut and New Hampshire.
I had hoped to be able to celebrate Mass with them, but my schedule didn't allow for it. I am so grateful to Father Jonathan Gaspar for celebrating with them and for all he and Michael Olbash did to facilitate this wonderful event at our Cathedral.
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