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What Catholics Believe

Questions about the Catholic Faith

What do Catholics Believe?

For specific questions, contact our Pastor, Father Donohoe  (978) 369-3940. 

Here are several sites that provide detailed information:

Daily Readings - From the US Conference of Catholic Bishops

Archdiocese of Boston - Being a Catholic

The Catholic Catechism

The American Bible

Vatican News Service

Vatican TV

Vatican Radio

Catholic TV provides daily Mass and shows oriented to a Catholic audience.

Catholic News Service provided News about the Catholic Church


Archdiocese of Boston

The Parish of St. Irene is located within the Archdiocese of Boston. We are in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the northeastern section of the United States, often referred to as New England.


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston website

The Pilot

The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston is available on-line at www.pilotcatholicnews.com. The Pilot, America's oldest Catholic newspaper, was established in 1829.

The Vatican

The Vatican in Rome is the home of our Pope - the head of the Roman Catholic Church. 

The Vatican Web Site

Vatican News Service

Vatican News Service

Vatican TV

Vatican Radio

The Basilica of the National Shrine
of the Immaculate Conception

Basilica Washington DC

Washington, DC.

The Basilica is the largest Catholic Church in the Americas, and the eight largest in the world.

National Conference of Catholic Bishops / United States Catholic Conference

The National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) and the United States Catholic Conference (USCC) are the organizations of the American Catholic hierarchy. Through these distinct but closely related organizations—one a canonical entity, the other a civil corporation—the bishops fulfill their responsibilities of leadership and service to Church and nation. 

View US Conference of Catholic Bishops Daily Scripture Readings

Catholic Conference of Bishops

US Conference of Catholic Bishops