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 24 priests and click on the priests’ names below to view their biographical profiles.

CatholicPhilly.com wishes all the priests many more years in their ministry — ad multos annos!

25 Years

Father Joseph L. Farrell
Father Robert Marczewski
Father Joseph M. McDermott
Father John D. Silcox   

50 Years

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
Father James N. Catagnus
Father William B. Dooner
Father Daniel J. Dougherty
Msgr. Charles H. Hagan
Father Charles R. O’Hara
Msgr. Charles P. Vance
Msgr. Robert C. Vogan

55 Years

Father Charles E. Bonner
Father Dominic M. Chiaravalle
Father George W. Crowe
Father John M. Harkins
Msgr. Joseph P. McGeown
Msgr. Philip C. Ricci
Msgr. Arthur E. Rodgers
Father Victor F. Sharrett
Father Richard C. Williams

65 Years    

Father Francis E. Kelly
Father Wilfred F. Maloney

70 Years

Father James Joseph Kelly