Rev James Aloysius McNulty

Rev James Aloysius McNulty

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 4 Sep 1972 (aged 72)
Burial East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 35, Block A, Grave 37
Memorial ID 10705076 · View Source
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Bishop James A. McNulty, a native of New York City and Bishop of Paterson NJ, was named Bishop of Buffalo and installed on May 1, 1963. He reduced the diocesan debt which stood at $30 million through a three year Diocesan Development Fund. He oversaw the implementation of the Decrees of Vatican II including the establishment of the Priests' Senate. A good number of new parishes were established and former Missionary Apostolate parishes became independent. Many parishes built new church buildings. Bishop McNulty promoted religious vocations, expanded inner city ministry, established the Liturgical Commission, the Pastoral Council, a Lay Steering Committee to oversee finances, and the Communications Office. It was Bishop McNulty who with Channel 4, began the television program The Bishop Visits Your Home. On September 4, 1972 Bishop McNulty died. His body is buried next to his parents in East Hanover, New Jersey.

Priest, Diocese of Newark, 1925-1947.
Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, 1947-1953.
Bishop of Paterson, 1953-1963
Tenth Bishop of Buffalo, 1963-1972


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 30 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10705076
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Aloysius McNulty (16 Jan 1900–4 Sep 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10705076, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .