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Rev. Mark Connolly was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1970 he started THE SUNDAY MASS on television in the New York Area. In 1993, Fr. Connolly was named the Director of Radio and Television in the Diocese of Bridgeport. He is well known in the field of Radio and Television. Presently, Father is the host of an ABC syndicated show called THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK which is aired every Sunday morning throughout the country.

Rev. Raymond K. Petrucci was ordained for the Diocese of Bridgeport in 1973. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from St. Francis College in Loretto, Pennsylvania, a Master of Divinity from St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Doctor of Ministry from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley in California.

Rev. John D. Byrnes is a priest of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, stationed at Our Mother of Sorrows Parish in Johnstown. He received his S.T.B. and J.C.L. degrees from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. At present he serves in a parish, teaches high school and serves in the diocesan tribunal.

Rev. Michael S. Foster is the Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Boston. He serves as presiding judge on the Boston Metropolitan Tribunal and the Boston Court of Appeal. He also lectures in Canon Law during the summer at The Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

Rev. Michael J. King is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. and Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Largo, Maryland. He holds a doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. At present he is also an instructor in the diocesan permanent diaconate program.

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