The Boston Archdiocese has ordained six men into the priesthood, including a surfing enthusiast, a one-time physical therapist and a 62-year-old former public employee.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield is ordaining six men into the priesthood in its largest ordination class in 29 years.
Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley has ordained six men into the priesthood.
Three men who once worked as priests in the Boston Archdiocese have been ousted from the priesthood by Pope Benedict XVI after being accused of sex abuse. The Boston Archdiocese announced Friday that Frederick J. Cartier, Louis J. Govoni and Frederick Guthrie had been laicized.
The Boston Archdiocese has raised $1 million for its priests’ healthcare and retirement during an annual Priest Appreciation Dinner.