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Old North Church Welcomes New Vicar Rev. Dr. Matthew Cadwell

Rev. Dr. Matthew Cadwell has accepted the Call to serve as Vicar-in-Charge at Old North Church in Boston’s North End. He will begin his ministry at Old North on November 16, 2020. Rev. Cadwell replaces Vicar Rev. Stephen Ayres, who retired in December 2019 after twenty-two years of celebrating mass at Old North. Rev. Cadwell Read More…

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Old North Suspends On-Site Programming

After being closed for nearly four months due to the Coronavirus, the Old North Foundation reopened the historic site to visitors on July 16, 2020. Unfortunately, the Foundation is unable to sustain operations under the ongoing pandemic restrictions, and has announced it will suspend on-site programming. Read the full statement from Old North Executive Director Read More…

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Paul Revere House Podcast & Old North Lantern Lighting to Commemorate Patriots’ Day

The Paul Revere House and the Old North Church & Historic Site, two North End sites that played pivotal roles in Paul Revere’s midnight ride 245 years ago, will commemorate Patriots’ Day a bit differently this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these sites will celebrate virtually with videos, podcasts, and at-home activities. Revere House Read More…

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Virtual Easter Services with Old North

Old North Church will be offering Easter services online this year due to COVID-19. The Easter Festival Eucharist is now posted on their YouTube channel, Old North Church Congregation. Special shout out to Old North Rev. Ellie’s son Nicholas, the videographer for Old North services during this time of social distancing. Nicholas filmed Old North’s Read More…

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10 on 10: Women in the Workforce | Old North Speaker Series—Online Webinar

This event has been converted to an online webinar and conversation format. Old North Speaker Series—10 on 10: Women in the Workforce Tuesday, March 31, 2020Spotlight Presentations: 6:30 – 7:30 pmCommunity Conversation: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Join us for a virtual celebration of influential women past and present! Hear from ten powerhouse women working in Read More…

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POSTPONED: The 245th Lantern Ceremony at Old North April 19

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. While the in-person ceremony has been canceled, the lanterns will be still be lit on display in the steeple on Saturday, April 18 from sundown for three nights and days to mark the historic anniversary of Paul Revere’s legendary ride. Watch in real time by tuning-in live Read More…

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Old North Speaker Series–Founding Martyr: Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero

“Founding Martyr: Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero” by Christian Di Spigna Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Old North Church. Hear author Christian Di Spigna provide a fresh take on an unsung hero of the American Revolution. One of the most important and active revolutionaries in Colonial Read More…

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Old North Bids Fond Farewell to Rev. Stephen Ayres and Wife, Lisa Ayres

After twenty-two years of celebrating mass at the Old North Church in Boston’s North End, Vicar Rev. Stephen Ayres has retired from his position as Vicar of Old North Church as well as Executive Director of the Old North Foundation. Rev. Ayres preached his final sermon at Old North on Sunday, December 22, with Bishop Read More…