Regina Cleri

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Regina Cleri is a home for retired priests in the Archdiocese of Boston.[1][2] It is located in Boston's West End.[1][2][3] It was established in December 1964 by Cardinal Richard Cushing to provide health care and support for senior priests of the Archdiocese.[3][2]

As of 2014, 56 priests lived there[2] and through its history to that point almost 400 had lived there.[3] A group of Sister Disciples of the Divine Master work at the home.[3] The executive director of the facility is Stephen J. Gust.[3]

A 50th anniversary celebration was attended by Cardinal Seán O'Malley and Mayor Marty Walsh.[2][3] Though the priests are officially retired, many continue to assist in parishes throughout the archdiocese.[3][1][2]


  1. ^ a b c Cullen, Kevin (June 12, 2016). "Fast-changing Seaport keeps its spiritual anchor". Boston Globe. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Sampson, Zachary T. (June 6, 2014). "Home for retired priests celebrates 50 years". The Boston Globe. Retrieved June 8, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Pineo, Christopher S. (June 13, 2014). "Regina Cleri celebrates 50 years of serving priests". THe Pilot. Retrieved June 8, 2019.

Coordinates: 42°21′46″N 71°03′57″W / 42.3628°N 71.0658°W / 42.3628; -71.0658