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.


Most Reverend Francis X. Irwin

Titular Bishop of Ubaza Bishop_Irwin
Former Auxiliary Bishop of Boston


Born: January 9, 1934
Ordained Priest: February 2, 1960
Ordained Bishop: September 17, 1996

36 Kelley Way
South Dennis, MA 02660