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Rev James Louis Connolly

Rev James Louis Connolly

Birth
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Sep 1986 (aged 91)
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 79570846 · View Source
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15 Nov 1894 Born: Fall River, Massachusetts the son of Patrick (born in France) and Agnes (McBride, born in Ireland). Brother of John & Bernard Connolly.
NEHGS: Vol 439 Page 188

1920 Census: James resided at 70 Palmer Street in Fall River with his mother and two brothers.

21 Dec 1923 29.1
Ordained Priest of Fall River, MA

00 XXX 1924 29.1
Incardinated Priest of Saint Paul, MN

07 Apr 1945 50.4
Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Fall River, MA

07 Apr 1945 50.4
Appointed Titular Bishop of Mylasa

24 May 1945 50.5
Ordained Titular Bishop of Mylasa

17 May 1951 56.5
Succeeded Bishop of Fall River, MA

30 Oct 1970 76.0
Retired Bishop of Fall River, MA

30 Oct 1970 76.0
Appointed Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum

31 Dec 1970 76.1
Resigned Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum

12 Sep 1986 91.8
Died Bishop Emeritus of Fall River, MA

James Louis Connolly was a priest for 62.7 years and a bishop for 41.3 years. Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River, Massachusetts is named in his honor.

Interred in the crypt below the Lady Chapel.


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  • Created by: Kenneth Joseph Raposa
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79570846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Louis Connolly (15 Nov 1894–12 Sep 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79570846, citing Bishops Crypt, Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Joseph Raposa (contributor 46626426) .