Rev Edward Dennis Head

Rev Edward Dennis Head

Birth
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 29 Mar 2005 (aged 85)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Plot Crypt behind the tabernacle.
Memorial ID 10705093 · View Source
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Religious Figure. An Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York, he was installed as the 11th Bishop of Buffalo in 1973. He oversaw the establishment of many offices and boards: the Priests' Retirement Board, the Religious Education Coordinators Council, the Center for Church Vocations, the Peace and Justice Commission, the Western New York Catholic Hospital Health Care Council, the Office of Vicar for Religious, the Office of Vicar for Campus Ministry, the Permanent Diaconate Program, the Diocesan Marian Commission, the Organist Enrichment Program, the Office of Vicar for the Central City, the Catholic Charities Parish Outreach Program, Daybreak Productions, the Little Portion Friary, the Agenda for the 80's, the Pope John Paul II Residence, the Diocesan Radio Studio, the consolidation of the Catholic Education Department, the Lay Ministry Advisory Board, the Renew Program, the relocation and consolidation of Diocesan Offices in the Catholic Center at 795 Main Street, the Office of Church Ministry, the Hispanic Apostolate, the Office of Black Ministry, the Department of Pro-Life Activities, the Commission on Women in the Church and Society, the reorganization of 10 Central City parishes, the New Visions Commission for Pastoral Planning, among others. Bishop Head retired on 1995 when Bishop Henry J. Mansell was appointed his replacement. He administered Confirmation and visited the sick for ten years during his retirement.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 30 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10705093
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Edward Dennis Head (5 Aug 1919–29 Mar 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10705093, citing Saint Joseph Cathedral Crypt, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .