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Bishop John Joseph Mulcahy
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1922
Death: Apr. 26, 1994

Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, Monsignor John Joseph Mulcahy on June 26, 1922, Monsignor John Joseph Mulcahy was ordained to the Priesthood on May 1, 1947. He served as Parish Priest from 1947 to 1955 at Mary Immaculate Lourdes Parish in Newton Upper Falls and from 1955 to 1962 at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Jamaica Plain.

From 1962 to 1969, he was Spiritual Director at Cardinal O'Connell Seminary in Jamaica Plain. Between 1968 and 1969, he was Archdiocesan Master of Ceremonies, and from 1969 to 1973, Rector of Pope John XXIII Seminary in Weston.

Appointed Auxiliary for the Archdiocese of Boston and Bishop of the Titular See of Penafiel, he received his Episcopal Consecration on February 11, 1975, at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross from Humberto Sousa Cardinal Medeiros, Archbishop of Boston, assisted by Thomas Joseph Riley, Titular Bishop of Regiae and by Lawrence Joseph Riley, Titular Bishop of Daimlaig.

Resigning from Office on July 21, 1992, he died at Salem, Massachusetts, on April 26, 1994, aged 71. He is buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts. 
Family links: 
  John Mulcahy (1894 - 1968)
  Anna E. Mulcahy (1896 - 1987)
Saint Joseph Cemetery
West Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
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Bishop John Joseph Mulcahy
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It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Bishop Mulcahy, A Successor Of The Apostles By Raising Him To The Episcopal Order. May He Also Be Associated With Them Forever. We Ask This Through Our Lord, Jesus Christ, Your Son. Amen.
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012

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