Fr. Michael O’Hara, OMI Installed as Pastor in Georgetown, MA

Georgetown, MA

(L-R) Fr. Mike O’Hara, OMI, Bishop Robert Hennessey, Fr. Harry Winter, OMI

On Saturday October 9, 2021, Fr. Michael O’Hara, OMI was officially installed as Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Georgetown and Rowley, MA by Bishop Robert Hennessey. In addition, Fr. Harry Winter, OMI was installed as Senior Priest in Residence. Also on the altar were Oblates from nearby Tewksbury: Fathers, John Hanley (Superior), Charles Breault, William Sheehan, Patrick Healy (Chaplain at St. Michael’s Soldiers Home in Chelsea, MA), and Bro. Craig Bonham, OMI was also in attendance.

The Parish represents a new ministry for the Oblates in the Archdiocese of Boston.

As Bishop Robert Hennessey speaks, seated behind him are: (L-R): Fr. William Sheehan, OMI, Fr. Charles Breault, OMI, Fr. Harry Winter, OMI, Fr. John Hanley, OMI, and (in dark glasses) Fr. Patrick Healy, OMI

Bishop Hennessey and Fr. O’Hara share the altar during the Installation Mass

Fr. O’Hara speaks to the parishioners who attended the after-party at the parish

(L-R) Fr. Harry Winter, OMI, U.S. Provincial, Fr. Louis Studer, OMI and Fr. Mike O’Hara, OMI discuss the new Oblate Parish during Fr. Studer’s recent visit.

St. Mary in Rowley, MA

St. Mary in Georgetown, MA