|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1796|
County Dublin, Ireland
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 1863|
Educated in Rome, he was ordained a priest April 7, 1821 in that city, for the Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky. Served on the faculty of St. Thomas Seminary in Bardstown, and attended the First Provincial Council of Baltimore as a theologian to Bishop Benedict Flaget of Bardstown. Consecrated Coadjutor Bishop of Philadelphia and administrator of the diocese, June 6, 1830. Succeeded to the See of Philadelphia, April 22, 1842, upon the death of Bishop Henry Conwell. Promoted Archbishop of Baltimore, Auguts 3, 1851. Presided over the First Plenary Council of Baltimore in 1852.
Basilica of the Assumption
Created by: Albert Ledoux
Record added: Jul 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9180833
Added: Oct. 10, 2013
It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Archbishop Kenrick, 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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