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Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap.

picture of Cardinal Sean OMalley


Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley, OFM Cap has served as the Archbishop of Boston since 2003. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal O'Malley is a member of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. Since his ordination to the episcopacy on August 2, 1984, he has served as the Bishop of the dioceses of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands; Fall River, Massachusetts; and Palm Beach, Florida. 



Featured Webcasts

The Eucharist: At the Center of Catholic Life, October 25, 2011 (webcast)

Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley discusses the Eucharist being the heart of the Church’s life and the lives of Catholics.

Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston, 1808-2008, April 21, 2009 (webcast)

Thomas H. O'Connor, BC University Historian, introduces Two Centuries of Faith, reviewing the 200 years of the existence and life of the Archdiocese of Boston.  BC President William P. Leahy, SJ, presents the volume to the Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Seán O'Malley.

The Eucharist and Our Formation as the People of the Church, November 10, 2009 (webcast)

Cardinal Seán O'Malley, OFM, Cap. discussed the importance of the Eucharist in renewing our hearts and minds in service to the Church. The Eucharist is an invitation to live the ideas of the Gospel, to be Jesus' witnesses in the midst of our world, while formation of the heart is essential for a life of discipleship and service.

Cardinal Seán O'Malley, OFM: Visit to Boston College to Speak with Undergraduate Students, January 30, 2007 (webcast)

Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston spoke to a group of Boston College undergraduate students on the theme of handing on the faith to the next generation. He discussed how current issues affect each person and how the next generation can deal with these issues while remaining true to their faith.

Handing on the Faith, September 17, 2004 (webcast)