.- Archbishop Sean O'Malley launched Catholic Schools Week in the Archdiocese of Boston Jan. 29 with a mass at St. Tarcisius Catholic Parish. It was the archbishop’s first visit to the parish.
Reflecting on his own Catholic education, the archbishop told parishioners that Catholic schools teach more than just reading and writing. They also teach children how to live a good life and how to be truly happy, reported Milford Daily News.
In his homily, the archbishop urged people to avoid a life of superficiality and to learn the difference "between having fun and being happy."
Speaking on the Gospel passage on the Sermon on the Mount, Archbishop O’Malley urged parishioner to “follow Jesus up the mountain."