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Boston, Massachusetts
Long famed for its Irish presence, Boston's population is estimated to be 21% Irish in origin. The parade day is full of enthusiastic revelers on the streets for one of the largest parades in the country. Also located in Boston are an abundance of historical Catholic churches. Find yourself inspired by the intense architecture of the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, or find a quiet respite in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

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