Reverend Henry Gallagher was born in Charlestown in 1910 and ordained in
1941. He served as spiritual director of St, Mary’s conference of St. Vincent
de Paul Society and arranged scholarships for Boston College High School
students and seminarians. Upon his death, Fr. Gallagher left a generous
bequest to St. Vincent de Paul Society, which has helped students with
tuition in a scholarship program for more than a decade.
Awards are available in Fr. Gallagher’s memory to the worthy recipient –
contingent upon the availability of funds.
Conditions for AWARD:
1. Student must be a member of the Saint Francis de Sales Parish or Saint Mary-Saint Catherine of Siena Parish
2. Student must be a practicing Catholic
3. Student must be graduating or graduated from high school
4. Student is to be enrolled in full-time academic program in accredited college, university, seminary or secondary school
5. The award is to be paid to the student
6. Applicants must list the name of the school they wish to attend.
Applications can be mailed or delivered to:
St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish
46 Winthrop Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
All decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final.