Catholic Conference (MIAA)
|No. of teams||10 - 6 Boys / 4 Girls|
The Catholic Conference is a Massachusetts high school athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in Eastern part of Massachusetts. Its five members include only all-boys Catholic high schools. The Catholic Conference participates in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division I in sports competitions.
The Catholic Conference is regarded as one of the most accomplished sports conferences in terms of its winning reputation, with 17 state football championships, 9 basketball championships, 34 ice hockey championships, and 15 swimming championships.
The Catholic Conference consists of 5 member institutions located in Eastern Massachusetts. Listed in alphabetical order, these 4 cities within the Catholic Conference's geographical footprint are Hingham, Danvers, and Westwood. The geographic domain of the conference is predominantly within Eastern Massachusetts and stretches from Westwood in the west to Hingham in the east and from Danvers in the north to Westwood in the south. Saint John’s in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts is a member in swimming and diving.
On July 1, 2021, St. John's High School of Shrewsbury formally joined the Catholic Conference as the sixth boys' school. The Pioneers played the 2020–21 season in the Catholic Conference bubble due to the COVID–19 pandemic.
Since July 1, 2021, the 10 members of the Catholic Conference are:
|Boston College High School||Dorchester, Massachusetts||1863||Private||1,700||Eagles|
|Catholic Memorial School||West Roxbury, Massachusetts||1957||1957||Private||707||Knights|
|Malden Catholic High School||Malden, Massachusetts||1936||Private||600||Lancers|
|St. John's High School||Shrewsbury, Massachusetts||1898||2021||Private||872||Pioneers|
|St. John's Preparatory School||Danvers, Massachusetts||1907||Private||1,650||Eagles|
|Xaverian Brothers High School||Westwood, Massachusetts||1963||1963||Private||880||Hawks|
|Fontbonne Academy||Milton, Massachusetts||1954||Private||311||Ducks|
|Mount Alvernia High School||Newton, Massachusetts||1935||Private||240||Mustangs|
|Notre Dame Academy||Hingham, Massachusetts||1853||Private||600||Cougars|
|Ursuline Academy||Dedham, Massachusetts||1819||Private||450||Bears|
|Don Bosco Technical High School||Boston, Massachusetts||Private||1946||1946||1998||None (Closed)||Bears|
The Catholic Conference boasts very strong hockey programs. The conference has combined to win the Super 8 Hockey Tournament 22 times since its inception in 1991. Catholic Memorial has won the tournament 13 times, Boston College High School has won 6 times, and Malden Catholic has won 5 times.
Super 8 Championships
|Catholic Memorial School||17||61||15||13||2009, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999,|
1998, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991
|Boston College High School||14||48||18||6||2019, 2018, 2007, 2006, 2002, 1996|
|Malden Catholic High School||8||29||6||5||2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011|
|St. John's Preparatory School||10||12||18||1||2015|
|Xaverian Brothers High School||2||3||4||0|
|BC High||Catholic Memorial|
|Xaverian||St. John's Prep|
|Catholic Memorial||St. John's Prep|
|Malden Catholic||St. John's Prep|
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