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Robert Francis Hennessey, American bishop.

Background

Hennessey, Robert Francis was born on April 20, 1952 in South Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

AB, St. John Seminary College, 1974. Master of Divinity, St. John Seminary, 1978.

Career

Ordained priest Archdiocese of Boston, 1978. Parochial vicar St. Joseph parish, Hanson, Massachusetts, 1978—1981, St. Peter parish, Plymouth, 1981—1982, St. Joseph parish, Needham, 1983—1986. With Society of St. James, Boston, 1986—1994.

Pastor Most Holy Redeemer parish, East Boston, since 1994. Ordained bishop, 2006. Auxiliary bishop Archdiocese of Boston, since 2006.

Administrator Our Lady of the Airways Chapel, Logan Airport, 1995—1998, Our Lady of the Assumption parish, East Boston, 1998—2001.