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Bevin Kennedy Appointed Cabinet Secretary for Development and Communication

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August 31, 2017 

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Bevin C. Kennedy Appointed Cabinet Secretary
for Development and Communication for the Diocese of Manchester

(MANCHESTER, NH) – The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, announced today the appointment of Ms. Bevin C. Kennedy to serve as the Diocese of Manchester’s new Cabinet Secretary for Development and Communications. Bevin joined the diocesan staff on August 28.

“Bevin brings to us a superb background in development and communications,” said Bishop Libasci, “and she will play a key role in helping us to provide the material and financial resources that our diocese needs to do the work entrusted to it by the Lord. I look forward to working with her as a valued member of a unified ministry in the months and years ahead as we strive to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to all in New Hampshire.”

As Cabinet Secretary for Development and Communications, Bevin’s primary role will be to provide leadership for fundraising, stewardship, and communications support to our parishes, schools, and other Catholic organizations throughout the state.

Bevin comes to the diocese from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Washington, D.C., where for five years she served as Assistant Director of Promotions for National Collections. At USCCB, she primarily managed marketing and development for eight national appeals. Prior to that role she worked in communications and relationship management for the Public Relations Journal, Boston University, and the Council of Chief State School Officers in Washington, D.C. She earned an M.S. in Public Relations at Boston University, and holds a B.A. in Politics from Ithaca College. She is a native of the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire.

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The Diocese of Manchester is the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire, serving the needs of 255,000 Catholics. For more information, please visit www.catholicnh.org/about/overview.