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The Presbyteral Council of the Archdiocese of Boston

Membership Listing


Most Rev. Seαn P. O’Malley, OFM Cap. Archbishop of Boston

Ex-Officio Members

Most Rev. Richard G. Lennon Moderator of the Curia
Most Rev. Emilio S. Alluι, SDB Regional Bishop – Merrimack Region
Most Rev. John P. Boles Regional Bishop – Central Region
Most Rev. Walter J. Edyvean Regional Bishop – West Region
Most Rev. Francis X. Irwin Regional Bishop – North Region

Elected Members

Senior Priests
Rev. George F. Emerson In Res: Saint Timothy, Norwood
Rev. John T. Finnegan In Res: Regina Cleri
Central Region
Vicariate I – Rev. Msgr. Francis H. Kelley Sacred Heart, Roslindale
Vicariate II – Rev. Daniel J. Finn Saint Mark, Dorchester
Vicariate III – Rev. Robert F. Hennessey Most Holy Redeemer, East Boston
Vicariate IV – Rev. Msgr. Dennis F. Sheehan Saint Paul, Cambridge
Merrimack Region
Chelmsford Vic. – Rev. Paul E. Ritt Saint John the Evangelist, Chelmsford
Concord Vic. – Rev. Arnold F. Colletti Sacred Heart, Lexington
Haverhill Vic. – Rev. Marc A. Piche Immaculate Conception, Newburyport
Lawrence Vic. – Rev. Peter Gori, OSA Our Lady of Good Counsel, Methuen
Lowell Vic. – Rev. Robert M. Blaney Saint Francis, Dracut
North Region
Gloucester Vic. – Rev. Michael A. Hobson Saint Agnes, Middleton
Medford Vic. – Rev. Patrick J. McLaughlin Saint Joseph, Medford
Salem Vic. – Rev. John P. McGinty Sacred Heart. Lynn
Stoneham Vic. – Rev. Michael L. Steele Saint Joseph, Wakefield
South Region
Brockton Vic. – Rev. James A. Flavin Saint Edith Stein, Brockton
Norwood Vic. – Rev. John A. Dooher Saint Mary. Dedham
Plymouth Vic – Rev. Joseph M. Hennessey Saint Joseph, Kingston
Quincy Vic. – Rev. Peter F. Quinn Saint John the Baptist, Quincy
Weymouth Vic. – Rev. William G. Williams Saint Mary of the Assumption, Hull
West Region
Framingham Vic. – Rev. Paul F. Mulligan Saint Cecilia, Ashland
Marlborough Vic. – Rev. George P. Evans Saint Julia, Weston
Natick Vic. – Rev. J. Michael Lawlor Saint Joseph, Needham
Newton Vic. – Rev. Gerard Petringa Saint Luke, Belmont

Representatives of Institutes of Consecrated Life

Rev. Mathias Doyle, OFM Franciscans – Holy Name Prov.
Rev. Thomas Griffith, SVD Divine Word Missionaries
Rev. Mario Guarino, FDP, Superior Don Orione Fathers
Rev. Herbert Jones, O.Carm., Prior Carmelites
Rev. Michael D. Linden, SJ Society of Jesus
Rt. Rev. Nicholas Morcone, O.S.B., Abbot Benedictines
Rev. William O’Donnell, O.M.I., Northeast Sup. Oblates of Mary Immaculate

Appointed Members

Rev. Ignacio D. Berrio Hispanic Apostolate – Saint Mary, Marlborough
Rev. Mark J. Coiro Par. Vicar – Saint Joseph, Medway
Rev. Robert L. Connors Secretary for Ministerial Personnel - Chancery
Rev. Arthur M. Coyle Secretary for Pastoral Services – Chancery
Rev. Stephen S. Donohoe Par. Vicar – Saint Patrick, Natick
Rev. Joseph V. Keil Par. Vicar – Saint Agatha, Milton
Rev. Anthony Giang Nguyen Ethnic Apostolates – Saint Rose, Chelsea & Saint Patrick, Lowell
Very Rev. Lawrence E. Pratt, V.E. Interim Regional Vicar – South Region
Rev. Nicholas A. Sannella Par. Vicar – Most Blessed Sacrament – Wakefield
Rev. Peter J. Uglietto Faculty – Blessed John XXIII Seminary, Weston

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