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Rev. John McCarthy
Sr. Marguerite Kelly
Sr. Marguerite is from Co. Galway Ireland and is a Missionary Franciscan Sister. Sister Marguerite worked in the United States as a teacher, before embarking on missionary work in Bolivia and Peru. On returning to the U.S. she worked with Hispanic immigrants in Lawrence, MA. Sr. Marguerite has a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College. She also completed the Clinical Pastoral Education Program at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, MA. She became executive director of the Irish Pastoral Centre in January 2004 and completed her term of office in March 2011.
Her present role at the IPC is that of Pastoral Associate. In this capacity she visits home bound elderly people as well as those who are sick in hospitals or confined to nursing homes. She also assists in the Pre-Cana program and helps coordinate the Mom/Tot programs both in Dorchester and Brighton.