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Monthly Discernment Gathering AT BOSTON COLLEGE

“Do you have a calling to serve Christ as a Priest”? Vocation Discernment Group -  if interested in being part of this group of students who are exploring the idea of priesthood, please contact Fr. Devino at Manresa House:

FIAT! A Group for Discening Women

Fiat is a discernment group for single women considering a vocation to religious life in the Catholic Church. Join us on the last Wednesday of the month.

For more information, check out:
or contact Sr. Marian Batho, CSJ Phone: 617-746-5637 E-mail:

Fiat! is a coperative project of the women religious in the Archdiocese of Boston

Join the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston for Taize Prayer!

All are invited to Prayer in the spirit of Taizé at 7:00 pm offered monthly at the Motherhouse Chapel of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge St. Brighton, MA.

Upcoming Dates

Thursdays, 2015-2016

October 15, 2015

December 17, 2015

February 18, 2016

April 21, 2016

June 9, 2016

Taizé prayer is a simple form of Christian prayer centered on scripture, silence, and song based on the daily prayer of the religious community in Taizé, France. As women of the Church rooted in the Gospel whose mission is to deepen relationships with God and neighbor, the Sisters of St. Joseph invite you to join in praying for unity and love in our world and in our own hearts. All are welcome. Bring a friend. Call 617.746.2029 for further information.

The Samuel Circle

Evening Gatherings of Single Men discerning Religious Life
A coalition of Men's Religious Communities serving in the Archdiocese of Boston will host The Samuel Circles, evening gatherings each month for young single men who are looking into the possibility of joining a Religious Community.

For more info go to or call Fr. Rocco at 508 429 2144. 


Sisters of Mercy

Sisters of Mercy Event -  April 9, 2015

Sisters of Mercy and BC students from Mercy high schools gathered for their annual gathering.

Sister Anne Kappler and Sister Beth Flannery - Midatlantic Mercy Sisters with students who attended -  Merion Mercy Academy, Mercy High Middletown and Mt. St. Mary Watchung.  

Manresa House and Vocations in the News:

See these news articles on the history of Manresa House:

Keeping the Door Open published in the Boston College Chronicle on October 20, 2011

BC - Open to Conversation published on the AJCU website on September 16, 2015

Other News Stories:

New Chaplain's Faith Inspired by Tragedy published in BU Today on September 26, 2011

Into the Future published in America on October 1, 2012

Check Out This BLOG:

Wandering in Wonder - A Sister of St. Joseph of Philadelphia's blog on her self-discovery, growth, and love of God and her neighbors