Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (APC)
Archdiocesan Pastoral Council
Braintree , MA 02184-3839
Secretariat: Cardinal's Office


Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley, OFM Cap.
Office: 617-254-0100
Sr. Marian Batho
APC Coordinator
Office: 617-746-5637

Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (APC)




8th Annual Archdiocesan Justice Convocation 


Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:30am-1:30pm

BC High School, 150 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125

Join parishes from around the Archdiocese of Boston to learn more about Catholic Social Teaching, celebrate the work for justice going on, and find out concrete ways to connect faith with action in the service of justice in your local parishes.  




  • Greeting from Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston 
  • Keynote Address by Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services 
  • Keynote Address by James J. O’Connell, MD, Founder and President Boston Health Care for the Homeless 
  • Small Faith-Sharing Group Session led by Sister Honora Nolty, OP, Director of Development, RENEW International 
  • Mass celebrated by Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services 
  • Extended Networking Coffee/Snack Break with wide range of exhibitors and parish representative and ethnic communities throughout the Archdiocese   

Registration Cost: $20, including coffee, tea, snacks, and convocation materials

Registration will open soon – sign up early – sold out last year!

For more information, please contact Office of Spiritual Life: 617-779-3640




A lay advisory group seeking to represent the parishes to the Archbishop of Boston, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council is comprised of members appointed by Archbishop Seán P. O'Malley.


Most Rev. Seán P. O'Malley, OFM Cap. Archbishop of Boston

Most Rev. Peter J. Uglietto, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia

Ex-Officio members

Sister Marian Batho, CSJ   APC Coordinator

To email the APC, please click here.  

Archdiocesan Pastoral Council and Pastoral Planning  

by Susan Abbott

posted 8/22/2014

If you’re looking for the link to the APC Tool kit, please contact Sr. Marian Batho.








2017 Armano, Robert St. Monica Parish, Methuen
2019 Baratta, George St. Michael, Bedford
2019 Brandt, Christine St. Julia Parish, Weston
2018   Bronner, Stephanie   St. Christine, Marshfield  
2018   Buck, Peter   Sacred Heart Parish, Roslindale  
2018 Coughlin, Deacon Paul Our Lady of Lourdes, Carver
2016 Deslouches, Jean St. Mary Parish, Randolph
2017 DiLando, Robert St. John, Haverhill
2019 Donohue, Deacon Timothy  Most Precious Blood Parish, Dover and St. Theresa Parish, Sherborn
2017 Esposito, Anthony St. Thomas Aquinas, Bridgewater
2019 Kachinsky, FMS, Br. John -
2016 Favazza, Joseph Our Lady of Sorrows, Sharon
2016 Gallagher, Michael St. Agnes Parish, Arlington
2016 Geoffrion, Louis Sacred Heart Parish, Manchester-By-The Sea
2019 Gill, Richard St John, Winthrop
2016 Grant, Casey St. Luke Parish, Belmont
2019 Kelly , Edward St. John Parish, Townsend
2019 Leblanc, Diane Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted, Waltham
2016 Macdonald, Jane St. Catherine Parish, Norwood
2018 Marnik, Karen St. Eulalia Parish, Winchester
2016 McCarthy, Kenneth J. Holy Family Parish, Duxbury
2018 McConnell, Michael      St. Mary Parish, Hull
2016 McShane, Michael St. John Parish, Beverly
2018 Melo, David St. Anthony Parish, Cambridge
2019 Mills , Dianne Holy Family Parish, Amesbury
2019 Murphy, Paul St. Mary Scituate
2018 Murphy, Susan Holy Family - Lowell
2016 Nugent, Kathleen Holy Trinity Parish, Quincy
2019 O’Rourke, Michelle St. Barbara Parish, Woburn
2017 Pean, Marie Philomene Immaculate Conception Parish, Everett
2018 Palen, Tracy Immaculate Conception Parish, Salem
2019 Pereria, Sister Teresa Stephen O. Carm.
2017 Ramirez, Jose Saint Catherine Parish, Westford
2019 Regan, Peter  St. Ann, St. Catherine and St. Joseph Parishes, Somerville
2016 Ronaghan, Rev. John St. Mary, Randolph
2017 Sadowski, Mary Ann Our Lady of Czestochowa, South Boston
2019 Sarault, Dianne St. Cecilia, Ashland
2016 Sheridan, Rev. John Saints Martha and Mary and Sacred Heart, Lakeville
2019 Stephen, Sister Mary  
2016 Sullivan, Sister Peggy CSJ
2019 Sullivan, Joseph St. Adelaide Parish, Peabody
2018   Vernon, Charles   Sacred Heart - Roslindale  

* Indicates APC Secretary or Steering Committees