Thirty-three priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are celebrating significant anniversaries of their ordination to the priesthood this year. Click on the priests’ names below to view their biographical profiles. wishes all the priests many more years in their ministry — ad multos annos!


65 Years

Father James Joseph Kelly


60 Years

Msgr. John P. Boland

Father Francis X. Herron

Father Francis E. Kelly

Father Wilfred F. Maloney

Father Edmond J. Speitel


55 Years

Father Edward B. Cahill


50 Years

Father Charles E. Bonner

Father Dominic M. Chiaravalle

Father George W. Crowe

Father Daniel P. Devine

Father John M. Harkins

Msgr. Joseph P. McGeown

Father Gavin W. Muir

Msgr. Bartholomew J. O’Brien

Msgr. Philip C. Ricci

Msgr. Arthur E. Rodgers

Father Victor F. Sharrett

Father Charles D. Smith

Father Richard C. Williams


25 Years

Father Joseph N. Accardi

Father Edward E. Brady

Father Francis J. Cauterucci

Father Anthony J. Costa

Msgr. Gregory J. Fairbanks

Father Edward C. Kelly

Father Robert B. McDermott

Father William S. Murphy

Father Joseph F. Okonski

Msgr. Joseph G. Prior

Father Robert G. Suskey

Father Mark G. Swope

Father Dominic Tran Mihn Duc