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Rev James Patrick Cummings
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1935
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: May 26, 2001
Alameda County
California, USA

CUMMINGS, FATHER JAMES PATRICK, PASTOR, ST. ALBERT THE GREAT CATHOLIC CHURCH, passed away at the age of 66. He is the brother of Paul Michael Cummings of Nairobi; Fr. Daniel Clement Cummings, a priest of Opus Dei based in Dublin, Ireland; Patrick Joseph Cummings of Wexford, Ireland and Gerard Francis Cummings of Dublin, Ireland. Also survived by 5 nieces and 4 nephews all of Ireland. Father Jim attended elementary school at Marino Christian Brothers School and High School at the Belvedere College, both in Dublin, Ireland. On August 15, 1954, he entered Mt. St. Joseph Abbey in Roscrea, County Tipperary, Ireland, in the Order of Cistercians of Strict Observance. There he was ordained a Catholic Priest on January 25, 1961. He came to Oakland in July of 1967. Father Jim was incardinated in Oakland on August 28, 1970. His first assignment for the Diocese of Oakland was as associate pastor at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Richmond on September 14, 1967. He was associate pastor at St. Anthony Parish in Oakland (June 1969 to November 1970). From November 1970 until August 1974 he was associate pastor and principal of the school at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Oakland. He was appointed Pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Rodeo in August 1974. In 1980 he became Pastor of Santa Paula Church in Fremont where he remained until 1997 when he was appointed Pastor of the Parish of St. Albert the Great in Alameda. Vigil and recitation of the Holy Rosary took place on Tuesday, May 29, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. at the Parish of St. Albert the Great, 1022 Holly Street at McCartney Rd., Bay Farm Island, Alameda. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, May 30, 2001 at 11:00 a.m., also at the Parish of St. Albert the Great. Visitation at Greer Family Mortuary was held on Tuesday, May 29, 2001 from 2 to 5 p.m. and at St. Albert's Church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. GREER FAMILY MORTUARY ALAMEDA FDR 1408 510-865-3755 
Ordained Jan. 25, 1961, Requiescat in pace
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Priests Section
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Record added: Apr 21, 2005
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Rev James Patrick Cummings
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Rev James Patrick Cummings
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