66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Secretariat: Chancellor's Office


Thomas Lester
Archivist and Records Manager
MaryJo Donzella
Archive Assistant
Archive Contact Information
Office: 617-746-5897




Notice: The Archive Department will be closed the week of August 27th.  All staff members will be out of the office working at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, and will not be accepting research/record requests or scheduling research appointments during that time.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your understanding.   

Thank you for visiting the website of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston archive!  

If you would like to request a record, or make an appointment to visit the research library, please use the menu on the left side of the page. 


Mission Statement:  

It is the mission of the archive to collect, preserve, and provide access to records of the parishes and administration of the Archdiocese of Boston.  Furthermore, to assist researchers in their scholarly, genealogical, and other work, in an effort to cultivate a better understanding and appreciation of the history of the Archdiocese and the Boston Catholic community.


The archive is currently located at the Pastoral Center, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, 02184.  You can view directions to the Pastoral Center by clicking here.