Arts & Culture People

Memorial Mass for Mario Alfano Set for Saturday, April 21, 2012

On Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 1:00 pm, a Memorial Mass will be offered at Saint Leonard Church in memory of Mario Alfano on the first anniversary of his passing. Mario was a benefactor of the church and the North End / Waterfront community who faced, with great courage, a long battle against cancer that Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Holy Week at St. Leonard Church and Sacred Heart Church – 2012

Holy Week Schedule for St. Leonard Church and Sacred Heart Thursday, April 5th: Holy Thursday (Mass of the Last Supper) 7 p.m. Mass at St. Leonard’s Church Friday, April 6th – Good Friday 12:05 Stations of the Cross at St. Leonard’s 3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Passion 7 p.m. Stations of the Cross at Sacred Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Cross Unveiled at St. Leonard’s Garden Wall

The scaffolding is down on the side of the Saint Leonard’s Peace Garden wall revealing a large red Catholic cross. The feature is a focal point given its large size and visibility from Hanover Street. The wall repair and installation continues the multi-year renovation of the garden area. The new cross faces the recently installed Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Video: Procession of Saint Anthony of Padua Through Boston’s North End – June 2011

Saint Anthony of Padua was honored on Sunday, June 12, 2011 with a procession through through the streets of Boston’s North End neighborhood. Traditional music was provided by the Roma Band. The video above shows the procession starting with a blessing at Saint Leonard Church at the corner of Hanover and Prince Streets. See the Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Make Arrest in St. Leonard’s Church Robbery Case

Captain Bernard O’Rourke of Boston Police District A-1 confirmed at tonight’s Public Safety meeting that officers arrested Richard Shiner, 44, who was charged with the recent burglary of St. Leonard’s Church in the North End. Police issued a photo yesterday asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect who was found this morning on Read More…

Police & Fire

Video of St. Leonard’s Church Robbery Leads to Arrest Warrant

At about 4:30pm, on Monday, November 29, 2010, officers from Area A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a break in at St. Leonard’s Church at 14 North Bennet Street. On arrival, officers spoke to church personnel who stated that the church had been broken into the night before. According to church personnel, several Read More…

Greenery Mural
Arts & Culture Business Photos & Videos

St. Leonard’s Peace Garden Adds Mural to Recent Renovation

St. Leonard’s Peace Garden on Hanover Street was recently underwent a major renovation by the parish. Adding to the renovation, local artist Nathan Swain installed a mural on the back of Assagio’s restaurant. The greenery mural is printed with a photo Swain took at the Arnold Arboretum. Swain explains, “I approached the church and I Read More…

Community

Easter Weekend Services at St. Leonards & Sacred Heart

From Fr. Antonio Nardoianni: Good Friday, April 2 12 noon – Stations of the Cross – St. Leonard’s 3 p.m. – Saint Leonard’s 6 p.m. – Stations of the Cross – Sacred Heart Church Holy Saturday, April 3 7:30 p.m. – Easter Vigil – St. Leonard’s Easter Sunday, April 4 9 a.m. – Sacred Heart Read More…

Arts & Culture People

St. Leonard’s Music Director Wins Award

The Music Director at St. Leonard’s Church in the North End, Kevin Galie, has been awarded the prize “i migliori” from the Pirandello Lyceum of Massachusetts (www.pirandello.com), the organization that sponsors St. John’s School Saturday Italian Program for Children and Adults. Kevin is also the director of the Coro-Dante, that has performed several concerts at Read More…