The usual quiet morning at the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help was punctuated with excitement, cheers, smiling faces, camera shutters, and the notes of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 flowing from the pipes of the basilica’s organ. Cathedral High School’s class of 2018 proudly accepted their diplomas from school leadership in front of an enthusiastic and energetic crowd of hundreds on Saturday, May 18.
Cathedral High School’s 87th Commencement Exercises marked the fourteenth consecutive year that the South End school saw every single senior graduate and earn college admission. The 57 members of the Class of 2017 received their high school diplomas Saturday, May 20 at Saint James the Greater Church in Boston.