Priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are celebrating 25th, 50th and other significant anniversaries of their ordination to the priesthood this year. See our list of 44 priests and click on the priests’ names below to view their biographical profiles. See a photo gallery from the annual priest alumni Mass at St. Charles Seminary, here. wishes all the priests many more years in their ministry — ad multos annos!

25 Years

Father Louis P. Bellopede
Father Joseph P. Devlin
Father Michael F. Hennelly
Msgr. Michael K. Magee
Father Shaun L. Mahoney
Father Joseph L. Maloney
Father John C. Moloney
Father Robert A. Pesarchick
Father Thomas M. Sodano
Msgr. Joseph T. Trinh

50 Years

Msgr. Richard T. Bolger
Father Daniel J. Cavanaugh
Father Joseph L. DiGregorio
Father Thomas J. Duffy
Father James A. Grant
Father Charles J. Kennedy
Father Francis X. McKee
Father Joseph J. McLaughlin
Father Engelbert G. Michel
Father James J. Mulligan
Msgr. Michael C. Picard
Father Salvatore M. Riccio
Father Charles J. Sullivan

55 Years

Msgr. John E. Breslin
Msgr. Michael J. Carroll
Msgr. Louis A. D’Addezio
Msgr. Robert J. Grudowski
Father Francis G. Lendacky
Father James E. Locke
Bishop Robert P. Maginnis
Father Joseph W. McCloskey
Father Donald P. McNamara
Father Joseph J. Meehan
Msgr. Joseph W. Murray
Msgr. John F. O’Brien
Father John J. Shelley
Cardinal Justin Rigali

60 Years

Father Joseph B. Jung
Msgr. James P. McBride
Father John E. Mulgrew

65 Years

Msgr. Francis X. Dreger
Father Charles E. Gormley
Msgr. Thomas J. Kelley

70 Years

Msgr. Francis J. Statkus