Pastoral Staff


Father James Barry, Pastor






Linda DeCristoforo, Pastoral Associate


Linda received a BA in Religious Studies from Emmanuel College, a MA in Pastoral Ministry, with a concentration in Liturgy & Worship from Boston College, a Post-graduate Certificate in Spirituality, from Boston College and a Certificate from Tending the Talents in Parish Leadership from the Catholic Leadership Institute.

She has been ministering as a part time Pastoral Associate in the Archdiocese since 1996 and at Our Lady of Grace since 2004.  In addition, Linda has served on the Archdiocesan Liturgy Sub-Committee on RCIA, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council, and the Pastoral Planning Commission in 2004 and again in 2011-2012.

Fran Taylor, Religious Education Coordinator, grades 1-2



Haitian Community


Père Simon Borsiquot, ​Haitian Priest


Père Borsiquot is originally from Jacmel Haiti and has been an ordained priest for 50 years!  He ministered in Haiti as both a parish priest and a pastor.  He has been serviing the Haiitan Community at Our Lady of Grace since 2009.

Kam Sylvestre, ​Haitian Community Coordinator


Kam is originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Since coming to the United States, he earned a degree in Psychology from Salem State University.  He is very active in the Haitian community within the Archdiocese of Boston.  At St. Matthew's Parish in Dorchester, he was the co-founder of a young adult group (MEJ) and served there for four years.

At Our Lady of Grace since 1997, Kam is the coordinator for the community and an active member of several parish committees.

Pastoral Staff


Barbara Ostler, Parish Secretary

Barbara and her husband have raised rheir family in Chelsea and their children are graduates of our school.  She has been the parish secretary for over 25 years.

Connie McQuaid, Bookkeeper


Originally from Everett, Connie lived directly behind the Church.  She has been the bookkeeper at the parish for over 25 years.

Sheila LaLiberte, Faith Formation Secretary


Sheila and her husband live in Everett.  Their children attended and graduated from our parish school.  She has worked at Our Lady of Grace for almost 20 years.

Liturgical Ministry Staff


Paula Demetrio, Director of Music


Danny Padgett, Organist/Pianist






Pastoral Interns



Visiting Priests


Father Dennis Sweeney, CSsR



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