Daly, Cardinal. Cahal Brendan b. October 1, 1917 d. December 31, 2009 Roman Catholic Cardinal. He drew the ire of his fellow Catholics for advocating an end to the violence in Northern Ireland. Raised by a middle class family in Loughuile, County Antrim, he was educated at St. Patrick's National School, and later at St. Malachy's College, Belfast, and at Queens University, Belfast. Ordained a Priest in 1941, he took his doctorate in 1944, then taught for a time in WWII Paris, where he came under the influence of progressive thinkers (though he himself was to be...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Logue, Cardinal. Michael b. October 1, 1840 d. November 19, 1924 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born to a family of farmers, Michael Logue entered Saint Patrick's College in Maynooth and was ordained priest in Paris in December 1866. Lecturing dogmatic theology and belles-lettres at the Irish College of the city up to 1874, back in Ireland he was named curate in County Donegal before being appointed to the teaching staff of Maynooth of which he was eventually named dean. Elected bishop of the diocese of Raphoe, he received his episcopal consecration on July 20...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Plot: Cathedral Grounds.
MacRory, Cardinal. Joseph b. March 19, 1861 d. October 13, 1945 Religious Figure. Born in Ballygowley, near Armagh, he studied at Saint Patrick's College, in Armagh and at Saint Patrick's College, in Maynooth. He was ordained, on September 13, 1885, in Maynooth. He was the first president of the Dungannon Academy, in 1886 to 1887. He was a Faculty member of Oscott College, from 1887 to 1889, and of Saint Patrick's College, in Maynooth, from 1889 to1915, the last three years serving as vice-president. In 1906, he was one of founders of "The Irish Theological...[Read More] (Bio by: Guy Gagnon) Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
O'Donnell, Cardinal. Patrick Joseph b. November 28, 1856 d. November 22, 1927 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The son of a farmer, Patrick Joseph O'Donnell came from Kilraine near the village of Glenties and frequenting the National School of Lower Kilkraine and the High School of Letterkenny, entered the Catholic University of Dublin in 1873. Joining Saint Patrick's College in Maynooth two years later, he was ordained priest there on June 29, 1880 by Cardinal Edward McCabe. Lecturing dogmatic and moral theology at St. Patrick's Seminary until 1884, he was appointed prefect of...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Plot: Cathedral Grounds.