Monsignor Kieran Harrington, host of IN THE ARENA, and Vicar for Communications for the Diocese of Brooklyn, serves as the President and Chairman of DeSales Media Group, a full-service media company that includes NET tv and The Tablet. He graduated cum laude from St. John’s University with a degree in Philosophy, and holds a Masters of Divinity degree from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, and a Masters of Business Administration from the N.Y.U. Stern School of Business. Monsignor Harrington was ordained a priest at Saint James Cathedral Basilica on June 2, 2001. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio appointed him to Vicar for Communications in December 2006. His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI elevated him to the rank of Papal Chaplain with the title of Reverend Monsignor on September 3, 2009. On September 15th, Monsignor Harrington became the first Rector of the Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph, located in the Prospect Heights section of Brooklyn.
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