Rev. James W. Fahey, from pastor of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish in South Attleboro, to pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in North Easton;
Father Fahey was born in Taunton.
completed four years of high school and one college year at the Columban Fathers' Seminary
in Silver Lake, N.Y.
He continued his preparation for the priesthood at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore and was ordained by Bishop Connolly on May 1, 1970 in St. Mary's Cathedral.
was first assigned as a parochial vicar at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
, Osterville, and in 1971 was sent to Immaculate Conception Parish
in North Easton, where he
will now return as pastor.
In July 1977, Father Fahey
began a 20 year career as a U.S. Navy chaplain and served in posts all over the world.
Retiring from the Navy with the rank of commander in 1997, he returned to his home diocese to become pastor of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish in South Attleboro.