About the Archdiocese


Archdiocese of Boston


66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

Pastoral Center Information: 

Bethany Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastoral Center Gift Shop  

It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 a.m.


Upcoming Events


Archbishop, Bishops, Vicars


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. John J. Connolly, 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. Christopher J. Casey, O.S.A., VF
IV – Very Rev. John W. Delaney, VF

North Region 
Most Reverend Mark O'Connell, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston
I – Very Rev. Ronald J. Gariboldi, VF
II – Very Rev. John MacInnis, VF
III – Very Rev. Stephen B. Rock, VF
IV – Very Rev. Paul V. Sullivan, V.F.

South Region 
Very Reverend Brian Flatley, Interim Episcopal Vicar for the South Region  
I – Very Rev. Stephen P. Zukas, VF
II – Very Rev. Charles J. Higgins, VF
III – Very Rev. William D. Devine, VF
IV – Very Rev. Robert J. Deehan, VF 

West Region 
 Most Reverend Robert P. Reed, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston
I – Very Rev. Frank Silva, VF
II – Very Rev. Adrian Milik, V.F. 
III – Very Rev. Michael W. MacEwen, VF
IV – Very Rev. Matthew J. Westcott, VF

Most Reverend Arthur L. Kennedy
Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Boston  

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

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