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Cardinal Roger M. Mahony
Birth: Feb. 27, 1936
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Still Living

Future burial site of Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles (1985 to 2011) who oversaw construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. When Roger Mahony became head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese on May 16, 1985, he only need look out the window to see where he had come from. He was born in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles to Victor and Loretta Mahony. His father was an electrician. He was the first homegrown head of the Archdiocese, born and raised and a product of its parochial school system. Roger Mahony attended St Charles School in North Hollywood, then Los Angeles College (a prep seminary) and later, Mission Hill's Queen of Angels Seminary and on to St Johns Seminary in Camarillo. He was ordained a priest on May 1, 1962, in the Fresno Diocese where he became an Auxiliary Bishop in 1975 and finally named Bishop of Stockton in 1980. He will always be known for the construction of the Cathedral of the Holy Angeles in downtown Los Angeles to replace the earthquake damaged former St. Vibiana Cathedral. With money donated by wealthy Catholic families, he moved the seat of the Los Angeles Archdiocese from an embarrassing complex of small squalid inadequate buildings in skid row to a complex fitting a diocese with over five million Catholics, hundreds of churches, hospitals, cemeteries and mortuaries and a huge complete parochial school system starting from the elementary level to high schools and colleges. It has further rejuvenated the downtown section of Los Angeles and is becoming a major tourist draw for the city. (bio by: Paul S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Victor James Mahony (1904 - 1959)
  Loretta Marie Mahony (1906 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels *
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Future Burial Site
*Future burial site
 
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Originally Created by: Kevin Mannara
Record added: Oct 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6844618
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony
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