The Archdiocese of Boston is home to 645 active and senior diocesan priests and nearly 1,800 religious sisters representing more than 80 religious communities. These men and women are involved in many diverse ministries throughout the Archdiocese, both in and outside parish life. They are present and active in every place and situation imaginable—from the local parish and school, to hospitals and prisons, to college campuses and nursing homes. Our priests and sisters serve us in times of need. Through our support of the Catholic Community Fund, we can care for them in their time of need.