GCatholic.org


Map

Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Boston

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 6,386 km²

Population: 1,954,201 Catholics (47.1% of 4,146,272 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Burlington, Fall River, Manchester, Portland in Maine, Springfield in Massachusetts, Worcester

Neighbouring Dioceses: Providence (↙), Worcester (←), Manchester (↑), Fall River (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Patrick (March 17)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 14

Statistics: 288 parishes, 1 mission, 1,061 priests (656 diocesan, 405 religious), 284 deacons, 2,087 lay religious (594 brothers, 1,493 sisters), 69 seminarians (2015)

Address: The Pastoral Center, 66 Brooks Dr., Braintree, MA 02184, USA

Phone: +1 (617) 254-0100

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (327)

Providence (↙), Worcester (←), Manchester (↑), Fall River (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2003.07.01 – ...):Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (73)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria

President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Auxiliary Bishop (2006.10.12 – ...):Bishop John Anthony Dooher (74)Bishop John Anthony Dooher (74)

Titular Bishop of Theveste

Auxiliary Bishop (2006.10.12 – ...):Bishop Robert Francis Hennessey (65)Bishop Robert Francis Hennessey (65)

Titular Bishop of Tigias

Auxiliary Bishop (2010.06.30 – ...):Bishop Peter John Uglietto (66)Bishop Peter John Uglietto (66)

Titular Bishop of Thubursicum

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.06.03 – ...):Bishop Mark O’Connell (53)Bishop Mark O’Connell (53)

Titular Bishop of Gigthi

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.06.03 – ...):Bishop Robert Philip Reed (58)Bishop Robert Philip Reed (58)

Titular Bishop of Sufar

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Boston (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Permalink
(2003.07.01 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria
Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA)
President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Quodcumque dixerit facite

Born:1944.06.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1984.08.02
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) (1984.05.30 – 1985.10.16)

Bishop of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) (1985.10.16 – 1992.06.16)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1992.06.16 – 2002.09.03)

Bishop of Palm Beach (USA) (2002.09.03 – 2003.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (2003.07.01 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria (2006.03.24 [2006.10.01] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2014.03.22 – 2014.09.10)

President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2014.09.10 – ...)

Twitter FeedBishop Richard Gerard Lennon (70)Bishop Richard Gerard Lennon (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2002.12.13 – 2003.07.01)

Cardinal Bernard Francis Law (85)Cardinal Bernard Francis Law (85)Permalink
(1984.01.11 – 2002.12.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Boston (USA)
Archpriest emeritus of Papal Basilica of St. Mary Major

To live is Christ

Born:1931.11.04 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1961.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1973.12.05
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25

Bishop of Springfield–Cape Girardeau (USA) (1973.10.22 – 1984.01.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1984.01.11 – 2002.12.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1985.05.25 – ...)

Archpriest of Papal Basilica of St. Mary Major (2004.05.27 – 2011.11.21)

Cardinal Humberto Sousa MedeirosPermalink
(1970.09.08 – 1983.09.17)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1915.10.06 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1966.06.09
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1983.09.17 († 67)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1966.04.14 – 1970.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1970.09.08 – 1983.09.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1973.03.05 – 1983.09.17)

Cardinal Richard James CushingPermalink
(1944.09.25 – 1970.09.08)

Ut cognoscant te

Born:1895.08.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1939.06.29
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Died:1970.11.02 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Mela (1939.06.10 – 1944.09.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1939.06.10 – 1944.09.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Boston (USA) (1944.04.22 – 1944.09.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1944.09.25 – 1970.09.08)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1958.12.18 – 1970.11.02)

Bishop Richard James Cushing (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1944.04.22 – 1944.09.25)

Cardinal William Henry O’ConnellPermalink
(1907.08.31 – 1944.04.22)

Vigor in arduis

Born:1859.12.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1884.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1901.05.19
Created Cardinal:1911.11.27
Died:1944.04.22 († 84)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1895 – 1901.04.22)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1901.02.08 – 1906.02.21)

Titular Archbishop of Constantia antea Tomi (1906.02.21 – 1907.08.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1906.02.21 – 1907.08.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1907.08.31 – 1944.04.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1911.11.30 – 1944.04.22)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1938.12.24 – 1944.04.22)

Archbishop John Joseph WilliamsPermalink
(1875.02.12 – 1907.08.30)

In hoc vinces

Born:1822.04.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1845.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1866.03.11
Died:1907.08.30 († 85)

Coadjutor Bishop of Boston (USA) (1866.01.08 – 1866.02.13)

Titular Bishop of Tripolis (1866.01.09 – 1866.02.13)

Bishop of Boston (USA) (1866.02.13 – 1875.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1875.02.12 – 1907.08.30)

Bishops of Boston (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Joseph Williams (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1866.02.13 – 1875.02.12)

(see above)

Bishop John Bernard FitzpatrickPermalink
(1846.08.11 – 1866.02.13)

Born:1812.11.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1840.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1844.03.24
Died:1866.02.13 († 53)

Titular Bishop of Callipolis (1843.11.21 – 1846.08.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Boston (USA) (1843.11.21 – 1846.08.11)

Bishop of Boston (USA) (1846.08.11 – 1866.02.13)

Bishop Benedict Joseph Fenwick, S.J.Permalink
(1825.05.10 – 1846.08.11)

Born:1782.09.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1808.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1825.11.01
Died:1846.08.11 († 63)

Bishop of Boston (USA) (1825.05.10 – 1846.08.11)

Bishop Jean-Louis-Anne-Magdalen Lefebvre de Cheverus (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1808.04.08 – 1823.05.03)

Born:1768.01.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1790.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1810.11.01
Created Cardinal:1836.02.01
Died:1836.07.19 († 68)

Bishop of Boston (USA) (1808.04.08 – 1823.05.03)

Bishop of Montauban (France) (1823.05.03 – 1826.10.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bordeaux (France) (1826.10.02 – 1836.07.19)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1836.02.01 – 1836.07.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.10.18

© 2017 GCatholic.org

Up