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CatholicTV to Air Episcopal Ordination Mass of Two New Boston Bishops

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BOSTON- On September 14th, CatholicTV will broadcast the Episcopal Ordination Mass of Bishops-Elect Arthur Kennedy and Peter Uglietto as auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Boston.

The Mass will air live on September 14, 2010 at 2pm at CatholicTV.com and will be rebroadcast later that day at 8PM Eastern.

After September 14th, the Mass will be viewable anytime at http://www.CatholicTV.com/catholic-television.aspx

Both men were named Auxiliary Bishops by Pope Benedict XVI in June.

Bishop-Elect Kennedy serves as Rector of Saint John’s Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts. Since 2007, when Kennedy began working as Rector, the size of the seminary community quadrupled from 20 to 80 for the incoming Fall 2010 class. Kennedy has served as Executive Director of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, and has worked at numerous parishes. He has a licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University as well as a Ph.D. from Boston University.

Bishop-Elect Uglietto, 58, has served as Rector & President of Blessed John XXIII National Seminary, Weston, MA since 2005. He earned his Doctor of Sacred

Theology (S.T.D.) and Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) from Pontifical Lateran University, Rome. He was a retreat speaker for the Spiritual Development Office

(1979 -1988) and Adjunct Spiritual Director at St. John Seminary (1985-1988) as well.

More information on Bishops-Elect Kennedy and Uglietto can be found at: http://www.bostoncatholic.org/uploadedFiles/BostonCatholicorg/_Homepage/News-Release_NewAuxiliaryBishops%20_2_.pdf

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