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John Fish chairs Catholic Schools gala

John Fish at Catholic Schools Foundation gala.

Neal Hamberg

John Fish at Catholic Schools Foundation gala.

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Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish chaired this week’s Catholic Schools Foundation gala, which honored BC president William Leahy and raised nearly $3 million to support financial aid for students from Boston’s Catholic schools. Also there were Cardinal Sean O’Malley, former “Chronicle” host Mary Richardson, attorney Bob Popeo, Fidelity’s Peter Lynch, Pats owner Robert Kraft, and State Street CEO Jay Hooley. . . . All the talk has been about Mayor Tom Menino’s decision not to seek reelection. But former mayor Ray Flynn also had a big week. Fifty years ago, Flynn was captain of the Providence College Friars team that won the 1963 National Invitational Tournament. The gang got together this week and celebrated the anniversary at Patrick’s Pub in Providence. Flynn told the crowd: “[This] is not just about one of the great basketball teams in college history, it’s the story about America. It’s the remarkable story of a diverse group of athletes like Vinny Ernst, Jim Stone, and John Thompson coming to a small Catholic college in a small city to be part of ‘America’s first Cinderella team’ and prove to everyone that with hard work, pride, and the support of [their] fellow students and the people of Providence, anything is possible.”

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