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Boston Home Resident Sees
Faith Grow with ARISE

“A group of eight residents here at The Boston Home had the opportunity in ARISE Together in Christ, to come together and explore the truth of what the Catholic Church teaches. Some of us needed to reconcile ourselves to that truth; all of us grew in embracing our faith. We learned to listen to God and to try and discern what he wants to do in us.”

Marilyn MacDonald is a resident at the Boston Home. She attended the Leader Workshops and completely organized and implemented the process there.

The Boston Home is a residence and care center for adults with advanced multiple sclerosis and other progressive neurological diseases and is located within the parish of St. Gregory the Great in Dorchester, MA. The ARISE Parish Team reached out to the Boston Home and suggested that they form an ARISE small community at the home. On Sunday April 25, the Boston Home group met with the parish ARISE community at St. Gregory’s for prayer, sharing and celebration.


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About RENEW International RENEW International is a canonically-recognized Catholic organization based in Plainfield, NJ, in the Archdiocese of Newark. RENEW International fosters spiritual renewal in the Catholic tradition by empowering individuals and communities to encounter God in everyday life, deepen and share faith, and connect faith with action. Since 1980 RENEW International has revitalized parish life in over 150 dioceses in the United States, touching the lives of 25 million people through its renewal processes. RENEW International also reaches many thousands outside the United States, having served people in 23 countries, across six continents and in 44 languages.