Rev. Leonard O’Malley, Pastor
(617-547-4235 ext. 143)
The second of four children (all boys), Fr. Lenny was born and brought up in Lynn, MA and attended Catholic Schools before entering the Seminary. He graduated from Saint John’s Seminary with an M. Div. degree, and was ordained on May 18, 1974. He has served in five different parishes in the Archdiocese and was named pastor of Saint Peter Parish in July 2008. Fr. Lenny enjoys being active in all the different aspects of parish life, and also enjoys the time he spends with all the students, families and faculty of Saint Peter School.
Deacon John Czajkowski, Permanent Deacon
John Czajkowski’s path to ordination started in Maryland, where he completed the first three years of deacon formation with the Archdiocese of Baltimore. After long careers in the federal government, he and his wife Jenny moved to Boston in 2014 to pursue new careers in education and biomedical research. A lifelong Catholic, Deacon John credits his grandmother, Helen, as an early and important Catholic role model. “She was stubborn and resolute in practicing her faith, including a daily prayer regimen that I use for inspiration still today,” he said, “and it was from her that I learned about serving others, caring for people in need.” Deacon John and his wife, Jenny, have four children and reside in Brookline.
Robert Flaherty, Director of
(617-547-4235 ext. 116)
Bob is a certified Director of Religious Education, with many years’ experience as a catechist at all age levels, a certified pastoral associate, retreat leader, and facilitator. He has held many parish ministerial and leadership positions. Bob is a graduate of Trinity College and Suffolk University Law School. He received a Master of Divinity from Weston Jesuit School of Theology (Boston College). His professional background is in banking, practicing law, and academia. Bob lives in Quincy and is a long-time parishioner at St. John the Baptist Parish
Cheryl DePasquale, 1st Penance/
1st Eucharist Coordinator
(617-547-4235 ext. 116)
Cheryl has watched many children receive Eucharist for the first time as the coordinator of the First Eucharist program at St. Peter’s. She and her husband, Louis, live in Cambridge and have two grown children.
Doreen Gulledge, Music Director
(617-547-4235 ext. 131)
Doreen has been a part of the Saint Peter Parish Community as Music Director since 2005. However, Saint Peter Parish has been home to her family for over eighty years. Doreen comes from a family that has a wonderful history of servicing Saint Peter Parish with their musical ability. She was Baptized, received Eucharist for the first time and attended Saint Peter’s grammar school. Doreen began playing the organ at the age of seventeen at Saint Nicholas Chapel. Over the past thirty-two years she was also Music Director for Our Lady of Mercy in Belmont, Saint John’s the Evangelist in Cambridge, and Sacred Heart in Watertown. Currently Doreen also teaches K-8 Music at Saint Jude School in Waltham and has been there since 2001.
Mary Ann Savoie, Parish Secretary
(617-547-4235 ext. 112)
Mary Ann has worked for the Archdiocese of Boston for over 30 years. She previously worked at a parish in Burlington and in 2009 joined us at St. Peter’s, which she really enjoys. She is married and has two grown children.