16th Annual

Celebration of the Priesthood

Join Clergy Trust in honoring the active and senior priests of the Archdiocese of Boston who play such meaningful roles, not only in our lives, but in the strength of our communities. This extraordinary annual event celebrates our clergy and raises funds that are essential to supporting their health and well-being.

Wednesday, September 18, 2024

5:30 – 9:00 PM

Omni Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA

Event Co-Chairs: Jack Connors, Jr. and Joe Nolan

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Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors

*Sponsors as of 6.12.24

St. John Vianney Sponsors

  • Anonymous

Regina Cleri Sponsors

  • Barbara & Brad Caron

Intentional Living Sponsors

  • Eileen & Jack Connors
  • Eversource Foundation
  • Carolyn & Jim MacDonald
  • Karen & Mark Vachon

Mindfulness Sponsors

  • Lynne & David Hegarty
  • Peter S. Lynch
  • Yawkey Foundation

Well-Being Sponsors

  • Richard Barrett
  • Eastern Bank Foundation
  • Rita & Kevin Gill

For more information, contact Mary-Frances Goodell at 617-779-3712 or click here to send an email.

James MacDonald

  • Current Senior Advisor, Fidelity Investments focusing on strategic initiatives.
  • 20+ years as Executive at Fidelity Investments with a proven track record of developing strategies and growing businesses, while delivering long-term financial performance in highly competitive markets.
  • Many years in technology including Athena Health, State Street Corporation, and Bank NY Mellon
  • Longtime parishioner of Holy Family Parish, Duxbury
  • BS, University of Massachusetts; The Wharton School Executive Development Program, University of PA

Rev. Thomas S. Rafferty

  • Ordained a Priest in May 2005
  • Currently serves as Pastor of St. Oscar Romero Parish in Canton, MA
  • Prior assignments include: St. John the Evangelist Parish, Swampscott, St. Patrick Parish, Natick
  • Before entering the seminary, Fr. Rafferty earned his law degree at New England School of Law and worked many years as a lawyer
  • Undergraduate degree from Boston College

Rev. J. Michael Lawlor

  • Ordained a Priest in May 1973
  • Currently serves as Pastor of The Church of St. Paul in Hamilton, MA
  • Prior assignments include: St. Joseph Parish, Needham, St. Maria Goretti Parish, Lynnfield; St. Ann Parish, Peabody; St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish, Danvers; St. Theresa of Avila, West Roxbury
  • Has served on the Archdiocese’s Presbyterial Council, the College of Consultors, the Board of Trustees for Saint John Seminary, and several other Archdiocesan committees

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The Clergy Trust Team and Board of Trustees thank Cardinal Seán for his unfailing commitment to his brother priests and his enthusiasm in working with laity over the last 20 years, creating a lasting legacy on the Archdiocese of Boston and the future care of our clergy.

For his loving ministry, his servant leadership, and his gracious collaboration, we are eternally grateful.

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