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Archdiocese announces leadership and parish appointments


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BRAINTREE -- Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley announced July 18 a series of leadership and parish appointments. The appointments follow the June 3, 2016 announcement that Pope Francis named Bishops-elect Robert Reed and Mark O'Connell Auxiliary Bishops of the Archdiocese of Boston. Their episcopal ordination will take place on August 24, 2016 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.



In making the announcement, Cardinal O'Malley said, "As the Archdiocese continues the ongoing work of responding to the pastoral and ministerial needs of our Catholic family, we are pleased that these gifted priests and religious have accepted the call to these new assignments. We are blessed by their commitment to bring the spiritual and corporal works of mercy to the people we serve, through the vision established in Disciples in Mission."



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Bishop-elect Robert P. Reed will assume the role of Regional Bishop for the West Region on August 24th. In addition he will become Pastor of Good Shepherd Parish in Wayland effective September 21st. Bishop-elect Reed will continue to serve as Secretary for Catholic Media overseeing CatholicTV, Pilot Bulletins, The Pilot and radio apostolate. Bishop-elect Reed was ordained to the priesthood in 1985.


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