Fr. Philip Kelly after completing his studies at St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, was ordained Priest for the Archdiocese of New York by John Cardinal O'Connor in May of 1993. After language and cultural studies at the Instituto de Idiomas in Cochabamba Bolivia, he began his pastoral ministry as Parochial Vicar, in Ascension Parish on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In 1997 he was appointed Pastor of St. Joseph of the Holy Family in Harlem. In July of 2011, he was appointed Pastor of St.Francis de Sales. He is delighted by the diversity and energy of the parish community here at St. Francis de Sales.