Clancy, Cardinal. Edward Bede b. December 13, 1923 d. August 3, 2014 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Lithgow, Edward Bede Clancy was the son of a school teacher who raised him up following the early death of his wife. Receiving his first education at Holy Camp Public School in Grenfell, St. Monica's Primary School, and Good Samaritan School in Richmond, he entered Marist Brothers' College in Parramatta and successively St. Columba's College in Springwood; and St. Patrick's College in Manly. Ordained priest in July 1949, Clancy was soon sent to Rome in order...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
Freeman, Cardinal. James Darcy b. November 19, 1907 d. March 16, 1991 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Sydney born James Darcy Freeman was educated by the Sisters of Charity and the Christian Brothers until entering the St. Columba's Seminary, Springwood, to begin his studies for the priesthood. Moving to St. Patrick's Seminary in Manly to further his studies, he was ordained priest in July 1930. Assistant priest at Grafton and Murwillumbah in the diocese of Lismore and later at Strathfield, Mosman, and St. Mary's Cathedral, Freeman acted as private secretary to Cardinal...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
Gilroy, Cardinal. Norman Thomas b. January 22, 1896 d. October 21, 1977 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Glebe, Norman Thomas Gilroy was the second of six children born to a couple of Irish descent. Attending the convent schools of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, the Sisters of Charity, and the Marist Brothers, he interrupted his brief schooling to work for an estate agent at the age of twelve and ultimately left the following year. Joining the postmaster general's department as a telegraph messenger, he passed the telegraphist examination after a year and...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
Moran, Cardinal. Patrick Francis b. September 16, 1830 d. August 17, 1911 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Third Archbishop of Sydney. A native of Leighlinbridge, near Kildare, in the Irish county of Carlow, he was educated and attended seminary at the Irish College, in Rome, city where he attended also the Urbanian Athenaeum of Propaganda Fide, and was ordained priest on March 19, 1853. In Rome, he worked at the Irish College, first as teacher, from 1853 to 1856, then as its vice-rector, from 1856 to 1866. He was also professor of Hebrew in the Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum...[Read More] (Bio by: Guy Gagnon) Saint Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia