Bishop Robert P. Reed

Bishop-elect Robert Reed pictured June 10, 2016. Photo by Gregory L. Tracy/ The Pilot

Bishop-elect Robert Reed 
Photo by Greg Tracy/ The Pilot

Bishop Robert P. Reed was born on June 11, 1959 in Boston, MA. He is the son of the late William and Jeanne Reed and Charles Boland and the youngest of five children, William, Richard, Dr. Kenneth and Nancy.

Ordained to the priesthood on July 6, 1985, his first parish assignment was as parochial vicar at Immaculate Conception Parish in Malden. Other parish assignments include, Saint Catherine of Siena Parish in Norwood, Pastor of Saint Matthew Parish in Dorchester, Saint Theresa of Avila Parish in West Roxbury, All Saints Parish in Haverhill and as Pastor of Holy Ghost Parish in Whitman.

He was educated at Saint John’s Preparatory School and he prepared for the priesthood at St. John’s Seminary in Brighton and the Pontifical North American College in Rome. Bishop Reed also holds an advanced degree in Television Management from Boston University’s College of Communication.

His work at The CatholicTV Network has included serving as Director of Educational Development, Assistant Director and President. He currently serves as Cabinet Secretary for Catholic Media in the Archdiocese of Boston and is the President/CEO of iCatholic Media, Inc. He regularly assists at Corpus Christi-St. Bernard Parish in Newton and St. Bonaventure Parish in Plymouth, MA.

The Bishop is the author of Renewed: Ten Ways to Rediscover the Saints, Embrace Your Gifts and Revive Your Catholic Faith.

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