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 Arthur L. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Titular Bishop of Timidanabishop_elect_arthur_kennedy200x200
Former Auxiliary Bishop of Boston

Born: January 9, 1942
Ordained Priest: December 17, 1966 
Ordained Bishop: September 14, 2010

Saint John Seminary
127 Lake Street, Brighton, MA 02135
Fax: 617-787-2336


Office of the Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelization
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184

Saint Mary's 
420 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026-2893



Coat of Arms, Episcopal Mottos and Descriptions 

Recent Presentations

“When did I first become aware of Jesus?”, Catholic Faith Essentials, January 7, 2013

“Faith: The Heart of Vatican II and the Foundation of the New Evangelization”, Bishop David J. Malloy Lecture Series, Diocese of Rockford, December 2, 2012

Interview on The Catholic Forum with Bishop David J. Malloy, WROK Radio, Rockford, Illinois