The Digital Classroom

April 9, 2020

Weekly Update for Families on Catholic Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear School Families,

We are an Easter people! Are you searching for ways to celebrate Easter at home? The Office of Evangelization and Discipleship has compiled this extensive list of resources. It contains coloring pages and crafts for young ones, playlists and videos for teens, and readings for adults. Click here to access it.

Cardinal Seán will be celebrating Mass live tonight at 7:30pm at the Cathedral. You can join him virtually with CatholicTV. Click on this link to learn more and to see the schedule for Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday.

In Christ,


Thomas W. Carroll

Superintendent of Schools

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston

Persevering with Help from God

Persevering with Help from God

Produced by: George Martell

Prayer of the Week

Please pray for Chris P, a father of two students at Saint Joseph School in Wakefield. His mother-in-law is a teacher at the school. Chris was gravely injured this afternoon in a fall from a ladder and your prayers are urgently requested.
Big picture

We have compiled resources on our website, at There you will find links on education, mental health, faith, and online security.

Faith-based Resources for Virtual Education and Spiritual Fulfillment

  • Join the Sisters of Life for a Virtual Parish Mission beginning TODAY through Easter Sunday! The daily reflections can be found on their website or on their Youtube channel any time after 9:00am, Thursday through Sunday.
  • Holy Week and Easter Week at Home: PDF below

The Rose Institute

After a few weeks of closed schools, are your children looking for a change of pace? Are you looking for an hour of alone time? Consider signing them up for engaging 1-hour online seminars in debate, public speaking or business leadership.

Visit to learn more.

A small sampling of the digital and remote learning that took place this week in the Archdiocese

Today's COVID-19 Briefings from the Government