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


The Ordination of Bishop Robert P. Deeley, JCD

On January 4, 2013, Cardinal Seán O’Malley ordained Bishop-Elect Robert P. Deeley an Auxiliary Bishops of Boston.

Bishop Robert P Deeley Ordination photos 

Ordination Information
Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington Street, Boston MA 02118
Date:  1/4/2013 – The Memorial of Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton
Time: 2pm.

Ordination Broadcast :
CatholicTV beginning at 1:30pm. CatholicTV can be seen on Comcast 268 (183), on Verizon 296, RCN 85 and Charter 101.  For a full channel guide, please visit: http://www.catholictv.com/where-to-watch.aspx
Live Webstream: www.CatholicTV.com 
Radio Broadcast: 1060AM WQOM and www.WQOM.org from 1:30-5:00pm.
Live Photo Blogging: www.BostonCatholicPhotos.com
On Television (check channel listings by state): http://www.catholictv.com/where-to-watch.aspx 

Ordination Mass Program:
Please click HERE

Pilot Special Edition for the Ordination of Bishop Deeley
Please click HERE


News Conference on November 9 in which Cardinal Seán O’Malley
announced that Pope Benedict XVI had named
Msgr. Robert P. Deeley, JCD as Auxiliary Bishop of Boston

Bishop Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D.


News Release 
Biographical Summary 
Curriculum Vitae 
High-resolution photo of Bishop-elect Deeley
Previous Auxiliary Bishops of Boston 
The Appointment of Bishops 
Recording of News Conference
Webcast / News Conference Details 
Remarks – Cardinal Seán O’Malley 
Remarks – Bishop Robert P. Deeley