SOUTH BOSTON — The now shuttered St. Vincent de Paul Church in South Boston could soon be put up for sale, sources say. The building is located at 363 E Street at the intersection of W. Third Street in South Boston. In 2018, neighbors worked to keep the building from being sold to a developer interested in making it housing. The Roman Catholic Church was an important location for Boston’s Irish community, serving recent immigrants…

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DORCHESTER — 350 guests attended the St. Paul’s Choir School in Harvard Square, Cambridge, annual spring fundraising event, which was held on March 30, 2019 at Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester. The Catholic choir school is located at St. Paul’s Church and is open to boys in grades 3 through 8. The event honored former state representative Paul Haley, who is chair of the school’s advisory board. All photos by Bill Brett

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SEAPORT — More than 1,600 guests attended the 10th annual Celebration of the Priesthood dinner, which was held at the World Trade Center Boston. Mark Wahlberg was the main speaker and talked about his friend and mentor Father Jim Flavin. The sold-out dinner, which raises money for the Archdiocese’s Clergy Health and Retirement Trust, was hosted by Cathy and John G. White. As Bill Brett was leaving the hall an anonymous donor offered a $50,000…

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More than 350 guests attended the St. John Paul II Catholic Academy’s Jack and Eileen Connors Award reception that was held at the Boston College Club in Boston on May 16, 2018. The reception raised $350,000. The recipients of this year’s award are Kathleen and Kevin Driscoll. Joining Jack and Eileen Connors in celebrating the Driscolls were Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Putnam Investments CEO Robert Reynolds and his wife, Laura. All photos by Bill Brett

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