On Saturday, June 23, 2012, 6 men were ordained into the priesthood by Cardinal Sean O'Malley at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. St. Michael's is blessed to receive one of the newly ordained, Fr. Eric
Cadin as parochial vicar! Fr. Cadin is one of five children (two sisters, two brothers) of James Cadin
of Weymouth and the late Harriet (Toland) Cadin. St. Francis Xavier, Weymouth is his home parish
and he is an alumnus of its school. He is also a graduate of the Roxbury Latin School in West
Roxbury and of Harvard College, Cambridge.
Father Cadin completed his seminary studies at St. John's in Brighton and, in addition to receiving the Master of Divinity
from St. John's, he also graduated from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry with a license in
sacred theology. During his deacon year, he was an intern at St. Columbkille Parish, Brighton.
Between his college and seminary studies he spent time in Hawaii perfecting his surfing skills; on waves, not on the