Community Featured Real Estate

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing for St. Leonard’s Rectory Conversion Deferred Amid Neighborhood Opposition

Epsilon Partners requested a deferral for their Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) hearing on Tuesday, February 25, regarding the conversion of St. Leonard’s Rectory at 14 N. Bennet St. to residential units. The new hearing has been set for April 28, 2020 at 11:30am. Attorney Daniel Toscano, representative for Epsilon Partners, cited ongoing concerns from Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Six Centuries of Italian Music Performed by Leonardo Ciampa on New St. Leonard’s Pipe Organ

Internationally renowned organist Leonardo Ciampa performed a concert of Italian organ music at St. Leonard Church on January 26th showcasing the church’s new pipe organ. Installed last spring by the Peragallo Pipe Organ Company of New Jersey, the organ contains over 1,000 pipes. Ciampa has played organ recitals in important cathedrals and basilicas in Italy, Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

CCD For First Communion at St. Leonard Church

CCD for First Communion for all children interested on Sundays from 10:30 am-11:30 am beginning February 2nd and conclude with the FIRST COMMUNION celebration on May 17th at the 12:00 mass at St Leonards Church. Lessons will be taught in the Parish hall under Church.Please contact the St Leonards office at 617-523-2110 for registration. Anyone interested Read More…

Event Notices

Ciampa to Give Organ Concert at St. Leonard Church

Internationally renowned organist Leonardo Ciampa will perform a concert of Italian organ music on Sunday, January 26 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Leonard’s Church, showcasing the church’s new pipe organ. Installed last spring by the Peragallo Pipe Organ Company of New Jersey, the organ contains over 1,000 pipes. Ciampa has played organ Read More…

Community Featured People

Welcome Home Father Michael DellaPenna

Boston’s North End has a new pastor, Father Michael DellaPenna, OFM, who recently arrived at Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Parish at the beginning of 2020. Fr. Michael was born and raised in the neighborhood before answering the call as a Franciscan Friar and spending over twenty years as a missionary in Guatemala. NorthEndWaterfront.com featured Read More…

Community Featured Meetings Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Opposes Rectory Conversion and Addition in Close Vote [Video]

A development proposal at 14 N. Bennet St., the former St. Leonard’s rectory in Boston’s North End, was met with skepticism by the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) which voted 5-4 to oppose the zoning variance application. The petitioner, George Kouris of Epsilon Partners, with architect Isaac Smith and attorney Daniel Toscano, presented Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Free Concert at St. Leonard’s Church Oct. 11

St. Leonard’s Church invites you for an evening of early music on Friday, October 11 at St. Leonard’s on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Ariadne Grief (voice), Juan Mesa (virginal), and Hideki Yamaya (Renaissance lute) will present a program of songs and instrumental chamber music from the English Renaissance, played on original instruments. Composers include William Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Cardinal O’Malley Blesses Statues, Restored Church Hall and Pipe Organ at St. Leonard’s

Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrated a special Mass at St. Leonard Church on Sunday, May 26th, including a blessing of new wood-carved statues of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, as well as the newly re-constructed pipe organ. Following the Mass, the Cardinal also blessed the newly renovated St. Leonard’s Church Hall. The latest restorations complete an Read More…

Arts & Culture

Cardinal O’Malley to Officiate Dedication at St. Leonard’s Church; Reception in New Hall

Cardinal Sean O’Malley will celebrate Mass at St. Leonard of Port Maurice at noon on Sunday, May 26th. He will also bless new wood-carved statues of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, as well as the newly re-constructed organ, which was part of the original restoration plan for the parish. Following the Mass, all are invited Read More…