Monsignor Kevin Sullivan Ph.D.
Aide-at-Large, Catholic Charities
Monsignor Kevin Sullivan is the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. Catholic Charities is a federation of more than 90 human service agencies that provides help for New Yorkers in need – non-Catholic and Catholic alike.
Monsignor Sullivan also represents Catholic Charities agencies in public policy discussions about immigration, welfare reform, job development and foster care. After the 9/11 attacks, as Chair of the 9/11 United Services Group, he led the coordinated assistance to victims by New York charities. He is Vice-Chair of the NY Human Services Council and now Chairs its Disaster Preparedness Division.
Monsignor Sullivan served as a parish priest at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Washington Heights during the 1970’s and 80’s. He has been a board member of many healthcare organizations and has served as co-chair of the Partnership for the Homeless.
Monsignor Sullivan was born in the Bronx and raised in Yonkers. He studied for the priesthood at St. Joseph’s Seminary, was ordained in 1976 by Terence Cardinal Cooke and named Monsignor by John Cardinal O’Connor in 1999.