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Father Chip Hines

Father Chip Hines is the co-host of CatholicTV's movie review program, "Searchlight". Father Chip grew up in Reading, Massachusetts. The oldest of three boys, he graduated from Reading Memorial High School and from Ithaca College. At Ithaca College he studied radio and television but ended up getting his Bachelor of Arts in Politics. After college Father Chip worked at several real estate/property management companies until he entered Saint John’s Seminary in 1998. Father Chip was ordained a priest in 2004 and was assigned as parochial vicar at Immaculate Conception Parish in Malden, Massachusetts. Father Chip is currently the pastor of the Collaborative Parishes of Walpole, Blessed Sacrament and St. Mary’s.