St. Joseph’s Society Gifts $1 Million to Restoration of St. Leonard Church in Boston’s North End

Dec 11, 2017 489

BY: Frank Mazzaglia

How do you say, “Thank you” to people who have stood by you, in good times and bad, for more than 100 years? That’s the question pondered by the Society of St. Joseph when they became aware that St. Leonard Port Maurice Church was in the midst of a multi-million dollar restoration project.

In fact, the St. Joseph Society could think of a million reasons – both spiritual and practical- to support the good Franciscans who administer St. Leonard’s. It was to say “thank you” for the past as well as to preserve the future, that the Society of St. Joseph voted to give $1 million dollars  – the largest gift ever received by the parish – to cover the remaining costs of St. Leonard’s Restoration Project.

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