|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1801|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1851|
District Of Columbia, USA
Received into the Catholic Church, March 29, 1819. Studied for the priesthood in Baltimore and Paris. Ordained April 24, 1825, in Baltimore. A member of the Society of St. Sulpice, Eccleston served at the Sulpician House at Issy, outside of Paris. He also taught at St. Mary's College in Baltimore, 1827-1829, and served at president of the same institution from 1829 to 1834. Consecrated coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1834, and succeeded to the See October 19, 1834, upon the death of Archbishop James Whitfield. Presided over the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Provincial Councils of Baltimore, in 1837, 40, 43, 46, and 49, respectively. Died at Georgetown, D.C.
Basilica of the Assumption
Created by: Albert Ledoux
Record added: Jul 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9180731
Added: Oct. 10, 2013
It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Archbishop Eccleston, 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.|
Added: Jun. 1, 2011
May the Divine Mercy bless you.|
Added: Jun. 15, 2010
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