Save the date for this year’s Celebration of the Priesthood, Tuesday, September 21, 2021!

Co-Chairs: Tom and Patricia O’Brien

Stay tuned for more details to come about this year’s celebration! In the meantime, take a look at some highlights from past celebrations:

If you missed the 2020 Celebration of the Priesthood, you can still watch by clicking the links below!

2020 Celebration of the Priesthood Virtual Gala Program

For the past several years, The Celebration of the Priesthood dinner has been blessed to be able to feature notable guest speakers sharing their stories of how a priest from their community played an indispensable role in their lives:

  • 2020: General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • 2019: Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, O.F.M., Cap., Archbishop of Boston
  • 2018: Mark Wahlberg, Academy Award nominated Actor and Producer
  • 2017: Roma Downey, Emmy nominated Actress and Producer
  • 2016: Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., Chairman, Special Olympics

And stories like these are happening every single day all throughout our Archdiocese, as the extraordinary efforts of our wonderful priests continue to bring the love and hope of Christ to so many in a multitude of ways.