Paulist Fr. Jeremiah Sullivan was born in 1933 in Woodside, NY. He made his first promise to the Paulist Fathers in 1953, his final promise in 1956, and was ordained a priest on May 1, 1959.
During his long priesthood, he has been a parish pastor, campus minister, hospital chaplain and part of our mission band. He served in Boston; Mobile, AL; New York City; Santa Barbara, CA; Storrs, CT; Tucson, AZ; Greensboro, NC; Charlotte, NC; Derby, CT; and Los Angeles. He lives today on Long Island, NY.
ON PINTEREST: Photos from Fr. Sullivan's six decades of ministry
May 1, 1959: Cardinal Francis Spellman presents the chalice to Paulist Fr. Jerry Sullivan during his Ordination Mass.
Fr. Sullivan in 1959
Fr. Sullivan in 1966
An undated photo of Fr. Sullivan
Paulist Fr. Jerry Sullivan depicted by Paulist Fr. Frank Sabatté
Fr. Sullivan celebrating his 85th birthday in January 2018
at the Paulist Fathers motherhouse in New York City
Paulist Fr. Jerry Sullivan around Christmas, 2018, in a photo taken by Paulist Fr. Eric Andrews