About the Archdiocese

Archbishop, Bishops, Vicars

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Archbishop of Boston
Seán Cardinal O'Malley, OFM Cap 

Moderator of the Curia and Vicar General 
Most Reverend Peter J. Uglietto, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston 

Central Region 
Rev. James Flavin Episcopal Vicar for the Central Region
I – Very Rev. Brian M. Clary, VF
II – Very Rev. Jason M. Makos, VF
III – Very Rev. James J. Ronan, VF
IV – Very Rev. Walter A. Carreiro, VF

Merrimack Region 
Most Reverend Robert F. Hennessey, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston  
I – Very Rev. Shawn W. Allen, VF
II – Very Rev. Andrew Knop, O.M.I., VF
III – Very. Rev. William J. Donnelly, O.S.A., VF
IV – Very Rev. John W. Delaney, VF

North Region 
Rev. Gerard Petringa Episcopal Vicar for the North Region
I – Very Rev. Ronald J. Gariboldi, VF
II – Very Rev. John MacInnis, VF
III – Very Rev. Stephen B. Rock, VF
IV – Very Rev. Kevin G. Toomey, V.F.

South Region 
Most Reverend John A. Dooher, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston 

I – Very Rev. Linh T. Nguyen, VF
II – Very Rev. Charles J. Higgins, VF
III – Very Rev. William D. Devine, VF
IV – Very Rev. Robert J. Deehan, VF

West Region 
Very Reverend Brian R. Kiely 
I – Very Rev. George P. Evans, VF
II – Very Rev. Robert L. Connors, VF
III – Very Rev. Michael W. MacEwen, VF
IV – Very Rev. John P. Culloty, VF

Most Reverend Arthur L. Kennedy
Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelization of the Archdiocese of Boston

Most Reverend Walter J. Edyvean - Auxiliary Bishop of Boston 
Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Boston 

Most Rev. Emilio S. Allué, SDB, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston 
Episcopal Vicar for the Hispanic Apostolate 
Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Boston

Most Reverend Francis X. Irwin, DD, ACSW
Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Boston

Former Ordinaries - Bishops and Archbishops