Mission Sponsor: Cummings Foundation, Inc. - Bill & Joyce Cummings Compassion Sponsor: Rosmarie Scully Justice Sponsor: Kevin & Sharon MacKenzie Dignity Sponsor: John Harrington Justice Sponsor: Doug Briggs & Claudia Sorgi Dignity Sponsor: Lea Sorgi Charity Sponsor: David & Sarah Madigan Justice Sponsor: John F. & Lisa H. Batter Charity Sponsor: ACcommunication Partners - Ann Carter Compassion Sponsor: James D. & JoAnne Gallagher Compassion Sponsor: Paul J. & Ellen Clancy Compassion Sponsor: James & Mary Judge Charity Sponsor: Kelley J. Tuthill & Brendan Ward Charity Sponsor: William J. Sheehan Dignity Sponsor: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C. Compassion Sponsor: Shelagh Mahoney Dignity Sponsor: Allways Health Partners Justice Sponsor: Kim & Judy Davis Justice Sponsor: Jim & Janice DiStasio Justice Sponsor: Paul & Margaret Chisholm Compassion Sponsor Dignity Sponsor: Mark B. & Annemarie L. Kerwin Justice Sponsor: Maura T. Murphy Charity Sponsor: Pinnacle HR Solutions - Timothy Doherty Dignity Sponsor: Devereaux Charitable Foundation Justice Sponsor: Paul & Mary Beth Sandman Charity Sponsor: Winn Family Charitable Foundation Dignity Sponsor: Albert J. & Diane E. Kaneb Kindness Sponsor Charity Sponsor: Joseph M. Flynn Charity Sponsor: Edward & Dawn D'Alelio Justice Sponsor: Rosemary & Dan Fuss Justice Sponsor: Kelly Family Foundation, Inc. Dignity Sponsor: Thomas & Donna May Dignity Sponsor: Paul E. Connolly Dignity Sponsor: Edward & Lillian Fassino Charity Sponsor: Michael & Nancy Herde Dignity Sponsor: Liberty Mutual Insurance Justice Sponsor: Norel Service Company - Tom & Linda Norton Justice Sponsor: Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company Dignity Sponsor: C. Michael & Janet Daley Justice Sponsor: Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus Dignity Sponsor: Wakefield Investments, Inc. Justice Sponsor: Mark & Kristen Bettencourt Justice Sponsor: David J. & Lynn M. Hegarty Compassion Sponsor: Mike & Kathleen Nilles Charity Sponsor: John MacKinnon Dignity Sponsor: The Drew Company Charity Sponsor: Bill Sheehan Dignity Sponsor: Richard C. Lord Dignity Sponsor: Kevin & Ann Cloherty Justice Sponsor: James & Lynn McDonough Charity Sponsor: AAFCPAs Charity Sponsor: Paul & Joan Crowley Charity Sponsor: C&W Services Dignity Sponsor: Patricia M. Dinneen PhD & John Mooney MD Dignity Sponsor: Michael & Maureen Sheehan Kindness Sponsor Dignity Sponsor: Vincent Rougeau & Robin L. Kornegay-Rougeau Dignity Sponsor: Eastern Bank

 Thank you for your support of Spring Celebration 2021!

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Spring Celebration 2021 Program 

Spring Celebration 2021 Digital Program Book

Chair of the Board & CEO's Agency Update

Kevin M. MacKenzie's Spring Celebration Remarks

Grateful Catholic Charities' Client & Volunteer

Donnette's Story

A story of resilience, faith, and family

Catholic Charities Champions

Volunteers who rose to the challenges of this past year, keeping their neighbors' needs at the forefront.


Since the onset of the pandemic, these volunteer teachers have gone above and beyond to help support their students' education and well-being.

Catholic Charities North ESOL Volunteer Teachers

After learning about food insecurity in his own community, 11-year-old Eddie organized a canned food drive to benefit Catholic Charities of Boston's food pantries.

Eddie from Dorchester

Rod is a dedicated St. Cecilia's parishioner, who purchases food and hygiene products each week to donate to CCAB's Yawkey Center food pantry. Rod's Team helps deliver Rod's weekly donations to Catholic Charities.

Rod Powell & Team from St. Cecilia's Parish

These all-star athletes sprang into action during the Thanksgiving holiday to pack and distribute produce bags to thousands of food pantry clients.

The 2020 Boston College Football Team


Food Insecurity Panel

Sponsored by the 

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Full Version of the Food Insecurity Panel 

15-Minute Panel included in the Spring Celebration Program

 Thank you to our panelists!


Beth Chambers
Director of Catholic Charities Greater Boston & South Divisions

Catherine D'Amato
Chief Executive Officer/ President, Greater Boston Food Bank

Catalina López-Ospina
Director, Mayor's Office of Food Access, City of Boston

Nate Mook
Chief Executive Officer, World Central Kitchen

Moderated by Kelley Tuthill
Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston
and award-winning former WCVB-TV Reporter & Anchor


Click Here to Learn More About the Panelists

Our mission is to build a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people.

As one of the largest social service nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston (CCAB), serves our most vulnerable neighbors each year, regardless of religion, race, gender, age, disability, or ethnicity. CCAB has five hub locations in Dorchester, Lynn, Brockton, Lowell and South Boston with 23 locations overall supporting families across Eastern Massachusetts. The agency's four core services provide a holistic approach to serving our clients through:

  • Basic Needs (food, shelter, living assistance)
  • Family & Youth Services
  • Adult Education & Workforce Development
  • Refugee & Immigrant Services

We move our clients from crisis to stability to, ultimately, self-sufficiency.

Board of Trustees

Mark T. Bettencourt ~ Michael R. Brown ~ Brian Carroll ~ Fernando Dangond ~ Douglas J. Farrington
Jennifer M. Fay ~ Rev. J. Bryan Hehir ~ Mark B. Kerwin ~ Richard C. Lord ~ Kevin M. MacKenzie
James. P. McDonough ~ Maura T. Murphy Walter Osterman ~ Bishop Peter J. Uglietto

Regional Advisory Boards

Greater Boston- Mark Lippolt, CHAIR
Labouré Center
Merrimack Valley- Elizabeth Broderick, CHAIR
North- Michelle McGinness, CHAIR

Spring Celebration Event Committee

Rabbi Marc Baker ~ K. Douglas Briggs & Claudia Sorgi ~ David & Judy Castaldi ~ Paul Clancy
Bill & Joyce Cummings ~ Edward & Dawn D'Alelio ~ James D. Gallagher ~ Bob Giannino ~ Linda Sloane Kay
Meb Keflezighi ~ Patricia Dinneen & John Mooney ~ Michael & Kathleen Nilles ~ Thomas & Linda Norton
Sr. Norma Pimentel, M.J. ~ Vincent Rougeau ~ Barry Sloane


Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston
Questions? Please contact Chrissy Dahlheimer, Associate Director of Special Events and Donor Relations