BC celebrates 150th anniversary with Fenway Mass ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page barry chin/globe staff A Mass was held at Fenway Park Saturday to launch Boston College's three-semester celebration of its 150th anniversary. barry chin/globe staff Boston College President William P. Leahy celebrated the special Saturday Mass. barry chin/globe staff Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, left, spoke at the Mass. barry chin/globe staff About 20,000 Boston College and Boston College High School students and alumni attended the Mass. barry chin/globe staff Boston College has survived two wartime enrollment crises and a near-bankruptcy in its 150 years. barry chin/globe staff More than 34,000 students applied to be undergraduates in 2011.