The Church in the 21st Century (C21) Center at Boston College is a catalyst and resource for the renewal of the Catholic Church in the United States. 

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Befriending Jesus Lenten Retreat

Led by Laura Kelly Fanucci & the C21 Center Team
Zoom Retreat | Thursday, March 9 - Friday, March 10 | 12:30 - 1:45 PM (EST)
In this virtual mini-retreat from the C21 Center, we’ll look at two key companions of Jesus — Peter and Mary Magdalene — and what their friendships with Jesus reveal for our own. We’ll explore what it means to keep friendship with Jesus at the center of our own lives.

C21 Lenten Calendar 2023

Experience the C21 Center's 2023 Lenten Calendar. Each day, discover resources, reflections, giveaways, and more for your Lenten journey.

Mass and Mingle

Looking for a young adult faith community?

Mass & Mingle is a new social opportunity for 20- and 30-something Catholics in the Greater Boston area to meet new friends while also engaging with faith and spirituality. Once a month, young adults are invited to attend the 5pm Sunday Mass at St. Ignatius Parish, followed by a one-hour social.

Each Mass & Mingle has food, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), trivia prizes, and "a big question" to spark conversation about how we can “find God in all things.”

All are welcome!

Featured Videos

Hosffman Ospino, Ph.D

Revitalizing Our Church: Professors in the Pews

The third panel in the Easter series focused on encountering ideas from lay Catholics, who are also Professors here at Boston College, on the revitalization of the Church.

Molly Burhans

Young Innovators: Revitalizing Our Church

Catholic entrepreneurs, using their ideas and innovations, to revitalize the Church. Featuring guest speakers, Nell O'Leary, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, and Molly Burhans.


Fr. Pat Nolan, S.J.

Pay Attention to the Possibilities

Fr. Pat Nolan, S.J. shares his story about leaving a career in the sports marketing industry in New York to enter the Society of Jesus.




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