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Rev Edmond Francis Prendergast
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Birth: May 3, 1843
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Feb. 26, 1918
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Roman Catholic Archbishop. With the death of Archbishop Ryan in 1911, Edmond Francis Prendergast, who had been Ryan's auxiliary bishop, was appointed the third Archbishop of Philadelphia. Prendergast directed the building of many new charitable institutions including Misericordia Hospital, Archbishop Ryan Memorial Institute for the Deaf, Saint Edmond's Home for Crippled Children and West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys and the Archbishop Ryan Memorial Library at the seminary. He died in Philadelphia in 1918.
 
 
Burial:
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Crypt under the main altar.
 
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Record added: Nov 02, 2003
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Rev Edmond Francis Prendergast
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It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Archbishop Prendergast, 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.
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