Fr. Shawn Carey, Director of the Boston Deaf Apostolate, signed in a wedding ceremony of a Deaf couple, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Minch.
We thank you for your support!

Brunch & Show          

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Video of the Students' Show Coming Soon!

Important Advice & Tips for Married Couples & Engaged Couples

posted Apr 22, 2014, 7:26 AM by Boston Deaf Apostolate

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.

posted Jan 29, 2014, 11:54 AM by Jenna Kish   [ updated Apr 22, 2014, 9:27 AM by Boston Deaf Apostolate ]

Albert DeLisio Obituary

Albert A. DeLisio
Albert A. DeLisio

April 4, 1933 - April 10, 2014 
Resided in Swampscott,MA


Mr. Albert A. DeLisio, 81 years of Swampscott died on Thursday April 10, 2014 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Audrey (Paltrineri) DeLisio. He was born and raised in Swampscott, the son of the late Frederico and Frances (Ceccacci) DeLisio. He was a 1953 graduate of Boston Trade High School. Mr. DeLisio lived in Swampscott all of his life. 

Mr. DeLisio enjoyed bowling, golf and gardening. He was handy around the house. Mr. DeLisio enjoyed spending winters in his condominium in Florida and summers camping on Cape Cod.. Mr. DeLisio loved his family and enjoyed his sons activities all of their lives, whether it was sports or scouting. He was employed as a paste up artist in the printing industry. He retired in 1990 after working over 30 years for the Litho Corporation in Boston.

He is survived by his sons, Michael P. DeLisio of Salem and Mark A DeLisio and his wife Dr. Kesah DeLisio of Raleigh, NC, He leaves his grandchildren Nicholas and Isabella DeLisio, sisters, Jean Smith and her husband Clayton of Salem, Margaret McGovern and her husband Paul of Lynn, Ellen Marino and her husband Louis of Swampscott.. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. He is the brother of the late Natalie DeLisio and Mary Legere. 

His funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM from the Solimine Funeral Home, 67 Ocean Street (Rte 1A) Lynn followed by a funeral mass in Holy Family Church, Lynn at 10:00 AM. Burial in Swampscott Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Donations may be made to the New England Home for the Deaf, 154 Water Street, Danvers, MA 01923
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Celebrating the Rites of Christian Initiation for Barbara Lyons, 90 years old!

posted Dec 2, 2013, 12:39 PM by Boston Deaf Apostolate   [ updated Dec 2, 2013, 12:45 PM ]

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.

posted Nov 18, 2013, 4:51 PM by Boston Deaf Apostolate

George J. Porter, Jr.

George J. Porter, Jr.

George J. Porter, Jr.

At 93 years, Nov. 13th in Revere, following a brief illness. Beloved husband of 59 years to M. Mildred (Surette). Devoted father of George J. Porter, III of Revere & the late Mary McCummings. Cherished grandfather of Catherine A. Porter of Stoneham, Christopher M. Porter & his fiance Beth Caron & Cory J. Porter, R.N. all of Wakefield. Dear son of the late Revere Fire Cpt. George J. Porter & Rose (Holian) & brother of the late Eleanor Maniscalchi, Louise Melchionno & Margaret Fiore. Also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews. Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rt 107), REVERE, on Tues., Nov. 19 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (cor. of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours Mon. only 5-8 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Long time member of the Boston & Quincy Deaf Club. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Homes for the Deaf, 154 Water St., Danvers, MA 01923.

Closing Mass for the Year of Faith

posted Nov 13, 2013, 12:42 PM by Jenna Kish

Closing Mass for the Year of Faith with Cardinal Sean O'Malley

Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 11:30am

Feast of Christ the King

Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston

All are invited to attend this celebration of Holy Mass on the Feast of Christ the King to close the Year of Faith in the Archdiocese of Boston.  

This Mass will be interpreted.

Questions about interpreting services? Contact the Deaf Apostolate Office at
Questions regarding the event? Contact Joan Lamar

Tribunal Workshop

posted Nov 8, 2013, 8:39 AM by Jenna Kish

God Of This City Tour 2013

posted Nov 5, 2013, 9:50 AM by Jenna Kish

The God of This City Tour is a collaborative effort between the Office for the New Evangelization of Youth and Young Adults (ONE) in the Archdiocese of Boston and LIFT Ministries.  Each night will feature a time of praise & worship, followed by a speaker, and Eucharistic Adoration. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available throughout each night.  
The tour is FREE to attend and open to ALL AGES


Every night will be interpreted, please join us!

All Saints' Day & All Souls' Day Masses

posted Oct 30, 2013, 10:08 AM by Boston Deaf Apostolate

Friday, November 1, 2013
6:30pm Bereavement Mass
(ASL Interpreted & English voice-interpretation)
St. Francis of Assisi Parish
856 Washington Street
Braintree MA 02184
Click below for parish website:
7:30pm All Saints Mass
(ASL Interpreted)
Sacred Heart Parish
1321 Centre Street
Newton MA 02459
Click below for parish website:
                                                                                                      Sacred Heart Newton

Archdiocese Justice Convocation

posted Aug 27, 2013, 1:02 PM by Jenna Kish

Interpreters will be providing access during presentations.
Join parishes from around the Archdiocese of Boston to learn more about Catholic Social Teaching, celebrate the work for justice going on, and find out concrete ways to connect faith with action in the service of justice in your local parishes.

Archdiocesan Pastoral Center

66 Brooks Drive

Braintree, MA 02184

Registration Cost: $15, including coffee, tea, snacks, and convocation materials Space is Limited—Register Early

To register online, please visit


Greeting by Cardinal Sean O’Malley (via video)

Mass celebrated by Most Rev. Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Boston

Keynote Address by Fr. J. Bryan Hehir, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Three Plenary Panels featuring expert speakers: 

-Panel One Overcoming Violence with Community:

Responsibility, Rehabilitation and Restoration

- Panel Two Palliative Care and End of Life Issues

- Panel Three How our Catholic Institutions Care for Refugees and Immigrants

EXTENDED NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK! Exchange ideas with over 15 exhibitors including:

Catholic Charities CRS Office of Pastoral Planning Catholic TV Youth Ministries Prison Ministries Project Rachel and the Pro-Life Office Office of Worship and Spiritual Life/Why Catholic? Interfaith Mass Power & Light Daughters of St. Paul Publications RENEW International Human Trafficking Coalition and more!

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

posted Aug 13, 2013, 7:13 AM by Jenna Kish

Please join us for Mass on Thursday, August 15th of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

5:30pm Solemnity of the Assumption Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Braintree MA 
856 Washington St, Braintree MA
celebrated in ASL with English interpretation

7:30pm Solemnity of the Assumption Mass at Sacred Heart Parish, Newton MA
1321 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459
celebrated in English with ASL interpretation

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