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

Contacts

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

Archives

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Submit a Research Request

Research requests must be submitted in writing via mail or email.  Guidelines for submitting a baptismal or marriage record request are below. 

Email address: archive@rcab.org

Letters can be addressed to the following:

Archive Department
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184-3839 

*Due to the high volume of requests, and small staff size, it may take up to six weeks to receive a reply to your inquiry.  If after that time you have not yet received a response please contact the archive staff.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

 

For baptismal record requests, please include the following information:

  • Name of child.
  • (Approximate) date of birth/baptism.
  • Location (City/town and parish).
    • Alternative to location: Family’s residential address at the time of birth OR name of officiating priest 
  • Name of child’s parents.

For marriage record requests, please include the following information:

  • Names of bride and groom.
  • (Approximate) date of marriage.
  • Location (City/town and parish).
    • Alternative to parish:  Bride’s residential address at the time of marriage OR name of officiating priest.