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A New Year's revolutionRaymond Flynn

After attending the 12:10 Mass at Mission Church in Roxbury on Tuesday, a couple of long-time area residents greeted us after the service us by saying, "Happy New Year Mayor Flynn, it's great to see you ...

A New Year's Revolution Raymond Flynn

After attending the 12:10 Mass at Mission Church in Roxbury on Tuesday, a couple of long-time area residents greeted us after the service us by saying, "Happy New Year Mayor Flynn, it's great to see you ...

A year of unityRay Flynn

Following the elevation of 17 new cardinals at the Vatican recently, I was interviewed by the British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) station from London. Wherever I travelled throughout the world, particularly ...

The unsung who do the work of saints Raymond Flynn

Next week at this time Kathy and I will be in Rome to attend the canonization of St. Teresa of Calcutta. It is expected to be one of the largest events in Rome. People will come from all over the world ...

Be heard and be countedRaymond L. Flynn

(Editor's note: Following are the prepared remarks delivered by Raymond Flynn at the Courageous Catholic Men's Conference held Jan. 30 in Woburn.) I've been an active participant in local and national ...

The message all begins with Jesus Christ Ray Flynn

Pope John Paul II's annual message on World Communication Day at the Vatican was always one of my favorite days of the year in Rome. After listening to the pope, I would often have lunch at my residence ...

America at a dangerous crossroadRaymond L. Flynn

The U.S. presidential voting begins in less than four weeks, but the national media has been making a mockery out of the campaign so far. What an insult to the intelligence of the American people. The ...

An old fashioned Christmas tree lighting Ray Flynn

About ten years ago, I thought it might be a nice experience to take a couple of my grandchildren to see a good old fashioned Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the historic Boston Common. Before the ...