Fr. Edward P. Doran was given the title of monsignor in December of 2019, conferred by Pope Francis. Msgr. Doran has a Ph.D. in counseling from St. John's University where he is an adjunct assistant professor in the Counseling Department. Msgr. Doran also is co-director of the Transition House, a facility for men coming from addiction treatment centers seeking job reentry. On Dec. 17, 2020, Father Doran celebrated his 80th birthday.