The two are Monsignor Gerald T. Walsh, 62, pastor of St. Elizabeth Parish, in Manhattan, and Monsignor Dennis J. Sullivan, 59, pastor of Sts. John and Paul Parish, Larchmont.
Gerald Walsh was born in New York City. He earned a master’s degree in theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, and a master’s degree in social work at Fordham University.
He was ordained a priest in May 1967 by Cardinal Francis Spellman. He was named secretary to Cardinal John O’Connor in 1996, and in 1998, was named pastor of St. Elizabeth’s.
Dennis Sullivan was born in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree and a master of divinity degree from St. Joseph’s Seminary. He was ordained a priest in May 1971 by Cardinal Terence Cooke.