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Fr Brendan Lyons

Fr Brendan Lyons

Birth
Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland
Death 24 Aug 1946 (aged 53)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Callicoon, Sullivan County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 94247677 · View Source
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Ordained 26 May 1923

Fr. Brendan Lyons, OFM, was born in Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland, on April 15, 1893. He graduated from St. Joseph's Seraphic Seminary in Callicoon, N.Y., and entered the Province's novitiate in 1916 at St. Bonaventure Friary in Paterson, N.J.

He professed his temporary vows in 1917 and made his profession of solemn vows in 1920. In 1923, Fr. Brendan was ordained a priest in Buffalo, N.Y.

Fr. Brendan served as provincial procurator of the Franciscan Missionary Union for several years, before being appointed pastor of St. Bonaventure in Paterson and also of St. Leo in Elmwood Park, N.J.

For eight years, he preached missions and retreats as a member of the Province's Mission Band. Fr. Brendan also served as pastor of St. Anthony in Asheville, N.C.

He died in St. Clare's Hospital in New York City on Aug. 24, 1946. Fr. Brendan was 53 years old, a professed friar for 29 years and a priest for 23 years.
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  • Created by: Mariner's Knoll Genealogy, USA
  • Added: 27 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94247677
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fr Brendan Lyons (15 Apr 1893–24 Aug 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94247677, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Callicoon, Sullivan County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mariner's Knoll Genealogy, USA (contributor 47144210) .