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priest , university chaplain

Peter Joseph Scanlon, American Priest, university chaplain. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1957; certified campus minister. Recipient award to honorary alumnus Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Institute, 1985, award Becker College, 1990. Member National Association Diocesan Dirs. of Campus Ministry, Catholic Campus Ministry Association.


Scanlon, Peter Joseph was born on September 2, 1931 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Peter and Julia J. (O'Sullivan) Scanlon.


AB, St. Mary's Seminary and University, 1953. STB, St. Mary's Seminary and University, 1953. Licentiate in sacred theology, St. Mary's Seminary and University, 1957.


Assistant pastor, St. Mary's Parish, Southbridge, Massachusetts, 1957-1958;administrator, St. Patrick's Parish, Rutland, 1958-1961;Catholic chaplain, Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Institute, since 1961;Bishop's vicar for college, Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts, since 1969;fire chaplain, City of Worcester (Massachusetts) Fire Department, since 1971. Diocesan board education Roman Catholic Diocese Worcester, Massachusetts, since 1969. Trustee Becher College, Worcester, since 1971, Aquinas Association Phi Kappa Theta, Worcester, since 1975.


  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1957, certified campus minister.


Member of Catholic Campus Ministry Association, National Association Diocesan Directors Campus Ministry.


Peter Scanlon

Julia J. (O'Sullivan) Scanlon