June 16 - Archdiocese Announces Search for New Development Chief*

Interim Secretary for Institutional Advancement Named

Braintree, MA – The Archdiocese of Boston announced the appointment of a search committee to help in the selection of a new Secretary of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation.  In addition the Archdiocese also announced the appointment of an Interim Secretary until such time as the search is completed.    Kevin Kiley, Director of Budget and Planning for the Archdiocese, has agreed to serve as the Interim Secretary of Institutional Advancement and Interim Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation beginning July 1, 2010.

The members of the search committee include:  Jack Connors (Chair), Jane Mancini-Puliafico (Vice-Chair), Fr. Bryan Parrish, Kevin Gill, Jack McCarthy, Fr. Robert Murray and Fr. Brian Kiely. 

Very Reverend Richard M. Erikson, Vicar General & Moderator of the Curia, said, “The Cardinal and I are very grateful for Kevin’s graciousness and generosity in leading the Catholic Foundation during this time of transition.  The Archdiocese continues to be blessed by the gifts of time, treasure and professional expertise from many wonderful people.  I am grateful to Kevin Kiley and the search committee for their commitment to serve Christ and to help Cardinal Seán in rebuilding and healing our local Church.”

Kevin Kiley has served with the Archdiocese for all but two years since 1991.  A 1987 graduate of Suffolk University, he currently serves as Director of Budget and Planning and most recently oversaw the move and design of Diocesan offices from Brighton to Braintree. Kevin and his wife are the proud parents of four children residing in Marshfield where they are parishioners of St. Christine Parish.  A Knight of the Holy Sepulchre, Kevin is brother-in-law of Lieutenant Colonel Paul K. Hurley currently serving as a Chaplain with the 101st Airborne in Afghanistan and who is an ordained Priest of Boston (class of 1995).  Fr. Erikson added, “Kevin has demonstrated leadership abilities which will serve the Catholic Foundation and the Archdiocese of Boston well in his new role.”

On May 27, 2010, the Archdiocese announced the establishment of a new Catholic Media Secretariat under the leadership of Scot Landry, the current Secretary for Institutional Advancement.  This new Secretariat will oversee all the archdiocese’s broadcast, print and Internet entities.  For more information please visit:  http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=11852