Fr. Chip Hines 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 Fr. Chip worked at several real estate/property management companies until he entered Saint John’s Seminary in 1998. The journey to the priesthood was filled with surprises and many great moments and in 2004 Fr. Chip was ordained a priest by then-Archbishop Seán O’Malley and was assigned as parochial vicar at Immaculate Conception Parish in Malden, Mass., where he would spend four wonderful years before Cardinal Seán would name him the 13th pastor of the Parish of Saint Mary in Wrentham, Mass., in 2008. Fr. Chip also co-hosts a movie review program on CatholicTV called “Spotlight” with Fr. Bill Kelly.