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Subject:Re: bishop tierney cerca 1845 tipperary
Post Date:March 03, 2010 at 21:11:11
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Most Reverend, 6th Bishop of Hartford Connecticut Michael A Tierney.

Born in Ballylooby, Co. Tipperary Ireland (Sep 29, 1839)

Immigrated to Norwalk, Connecticut (between 1837-1838)

Graduated to St. Thomas Collage (for prep), Bardstown, Kentucky

Graduated to Montreal Collage, Montreal, Canada

Graduated St. Joseph Seminary, Troy, New York

Ordained to the priesthood (May 26, 1866)
Chancellor/Secretary of the Cathedral in Providence (1867-1872)

Pastor at St. Patrick (a.k.a. St. Joseph) New London (1873-1874)

Pastor at St John, Hartford (1878-1883)

Appointed to position of Sixth Bishop of Hartford Connecticut by Pope Leo XIII, Hartford (Dec 2, 1893)

Pastor at St Mary, New Britain (1884-1894)

Acquired "Connecticut Catholic" (1896)

Established St. Francis Hospital, Hartford (1897)

Renamed "Connecticut Catholic" to "The Catholic Transcript" (1898)

Established St Thomas Minor Seminary, Hartford (1898)

Established St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury (1902)

Allowed religious communities of Women: Sisters of Good Shepherd; Hartford, Little Sisters of the Poor; New Haven, Daughters of the Holy Ghost/Spirits, France(all in 1902)

Established St. Joseph's Hospital, Willmantic (1907)

Established St. Vincent's Hospital, Bridge Port (1908)

Established St. John's Industrial School (????)

Consecrated Bishop of Hartford (Feb 22, 1894)

I have more information on him if you would like