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Diocese of

Ossory

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Dublin

Address: Sion House, Kilkenny, Ireland

Phone: (056)7762.448

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.09.14 – ...):Bishop Séamus Freeman, S.A.C. (70)Bishop Séamus Freeman, S.A.C. (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ossory (Roman Rite)

Bishop Séamus Freeman, S.A.C. (70)Bishop Séamus Freeman, S.A.C. (70)
(2007.09.14 – ...)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland)

Libertas in veritate

Born:1944.02.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2007.11.25

Rector General of Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines) (1992 – 2004.10.07)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (2007.09.14 – ...)

Bishop Laurence Forristal (83)Bishop Laurence Forristal (83)
(1981.06.30 – 2007.09.14)

Bishop emeritus of Ossory (Ireland)

In fide et caritate

Born:1931.06.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1980.01.20

Titular Bishop of Rotdon (1979.12.03 – 1981.06.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1979.12.03 – 1981.06.30)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1981.06.30 – 2007.09.14)

Bishop Peter Birch
(1964.01.10 – 1981.03.07)

Born:1911.09.04
Ordained Priest:1937.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.23
Died:1981.03.07 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Dibon (1962.07.24 – 1964.01.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1962.07.24 – 1964.01.10)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1964.01.10 – 1981.03.07)

Bishop Patrick Collier
(1928.10.01 – 1964.01.10)

Born:1880.01.12
Ordained Priest:1907.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1928.08.05
Died:1964.01.10 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Himeria (1928.05.11 – 1928.10.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1928.05.11 – 1928.10.01)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1928.10.01 – 1964.01.10)

Bishop Abraham Brownrigg, S.S.S.
(1884.10.28 – 1928.10.01)

Born:1836.12.23
Died:1928.10.01 († 91)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1884.10.28 – 1928.10.01)

Bishop Francis Patrick Moran (later Cardinal)
(1872.08.11 – 1884.03.14)

Omnia omnibus

Born:1830.12.16 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1853.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1872.03.05
Created Cardinal:1885.07.27
Died:1911.08.16 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Olba (1871.12.22 – 1872.08.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1871.12.22 – 1872.08.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1872.08.11 – 1884.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1884.03.14 – 1911.08.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1885.07.30 – 1911.08.16)

Bishop Edward Walsh
(1846.05.12 – 1872.08.11)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1872.08.11

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1846.05.12 – 1872.08.11)

Bishop William Kinsella
(1829.05.15 – 1845.12.12)

Born:1793 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1829.07.26
Died:1845.12.12 († 52)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1829.05.15 – 1845.12.12)

Bishop Kyran Marum
(1814.10.04 – 1827.12.22)

Born:1770 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1815.03.05
Died:1827.12.22 († 57)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1814.10.04 – 1827.12.22)

Bishop James Lanigan
(1789.07.10 – 1812.02.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1789.09.21
Died:1812.02.11

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1789.07.10 – 1812.02.11)

Bishop John Dunne
(1787.07.13 – 1789.03.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1787.09.16
Died:1789.03.15

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1787.07.13 – 1789.03.15)

Bishop John Thomas Troy, O.P. (later Archbishop)
(1776.12.16 – 1786.12.19)

Born:1739.05.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1762
Consecrated Bishop:1777.06.08
Died:1823.05.11 († 84)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1776.12.16 – 1786.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1786.12.19 – 1823.05.11)

Bishop Thomas Burke, O.P. (Thomas de Burgo)
(1759.01.09 – 1776.09.25)

Born:1709 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1759.04.22
Died:1776.09.25 († 67)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1759.01.09 – 1776.09.25)

Bishop James Bernard Dunne
(1748.12.17 – 1758.04.30)

Died:1758.04.30

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1748.12.17 – 1758.04.30)

Bishop Colman O’Shaughnessy, O.P.
(1736.10.05 – 1748.09.02)

Died:1748.09.02

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1736.10.05 – 1748.09.02)

Bishop Patrick Shee
(1731.07.28 – 1736.06)

Died:1736.06

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1731.07.28 – 1736.06)

Bishop Malachy Dulany
(1713.09.20 – 1731.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1714.02.17
Died:1731.05

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1713.09.20 – 1731.05)

Bishop William Daton (William Dalton)
(1696.02.20 – 1712.01.26)

Died:1712.01.26

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1696.02.20 – 1712.01.26)

Bishop James Phelan
(1669.01.11 – 1695.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1669.08.01
Died:1695.01

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1669.01.11 – 1695.01)

Bishop David Rothe
(1618.10.01 – 1650.04.20)

Born:1573
Consecrated Bishop:1620
Died:1650.04.20 († 77)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1618.10.01 – 1650.04.20)

Bishop Thomas Strong
(1582.03.28 – 1602.01.20)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1582.04.05
Died:1602.01.20

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1582.03.28 – 1602.01.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1597.01.20 – 1602.01.20)

Bishop Patrick Foxe
(1417.12.15 – 1421.04.20)

Died:1421.04.20

Bishop of Cork (Ireland) (1409.10.14 – 1417.12.15)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1417.12.15 – 1421.04.20)

Bishop Thomas Snell
(1407.03.11 – 1417.10.16)

Died:1417.10.16

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1400.05.26 – 1407.03.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1407.03.11 – 1417.10.16)

Bishop John Waltham, O.S.A.
(1402.10.11 – 1405.11.05)

Died:1405.11.05

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1398.02.01 – 1400.05.14)

Bishop of Dromore (United Kingdom) (1400.05.14 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1402.10.11 – 1405.11.05)

Bishop Roger Appleby, O.F.M.
(1400.09.26 – 1402.10.11)

Died:1409

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1400.09.26 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Dromore (United Kingdom) (1402.10.11 – 1407)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1407 – 1409)

Bishop John Griffin
(1399.07.02 – 1400.03)

Died:1400.03

Bishop of Leighlin (Ireland) (1385 – 1399.07.02)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1399.07.02 – 1400.03)

Bishop John Waltham, O.S.A.
(1398.02.01 – 1400.05.14)

Died:1405.11.05

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1398.02.01 – 1400.05.14)

Bishop of Dromore (United Kingdom) (1400.05.14 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1402.10.11 – 1405.11.05)

Bishop Thomas Peverel
(1395.11.03 – 1398.07.02)

Died:1419.03

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1395.11.03 – 1398.07.02)

Bishop of Llandaff (United Kingdom) (1398.07.02 – 1407.07.04)

Bishop of Worcester (United Kingdom) (1407.07.04 – 1419.03)

Bishop Richard Northalis, O. Carm. (later Archbishop)
(1386 – 1395.10.25)

Consecrated Bishop:1387.12.04

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1386 – 1395.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1395.10.25 – 1397)

Bishop Alexander Petit de Balscot (Alexander de Balscot)
(1371.02.09 – 1386.03.10)

Died:1400.11.10

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1371.02.09 – 1386.03.10)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1386.03.10 – 1400.11.10)

Bishop John of Oxford, O.E.S.A.
(? – 1370)

Died:1370

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (? – 1370)

Bishop William
(1366 – ?)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1366 – ?)

Bishop John de Tatenhale, O.P.
(1361.11.08 – 1364)

Consecrated Bishop:1361
Died:1364

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1361.11.08 – 1364)

Bishop Richard Ledred, O.F.M.
(1317.04.24 – 1361)

Consecrated Bishop:1317.05
Died:1361

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1317.04.24 – 1361)

Bishop William FitzJohn (later Archbishop)
(1302.09.10 – 1317.03.26)

Died:1326.09.15

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1302.09.10 – 1317.03.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1317.03.26 – 1326.09.15)

Bishop Michael d’Exeter
(1289.09.28 – 1302.07.12)

Died:1302.07.12

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1289.09.28 – 1302.07.12)

Bishop Roger of Wexford
(1287 – 1289.06.28)

Consecrated Bishop:1287.11.03
Died:1289.06.28

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1287 – 1289.06.28)

Bishop Geoffrey St Leger
(1260 – 1287.01.10)

Died:1287.01.10

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1260 – 1287.01.10)

Bishop Hugh de Malpilton
(1251 – 1260)

Died:1260

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1251 – 1260)

Bishop Geoffrey de Turville
(1244 – 1250)

Died:1250

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1244 – 1250)

Bishop Walter de Brackley
(1232 – 1243)

Died:1243

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1232 – 1243)

Bishop William of Kilkenny
(1231 – 1232)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1231 – 1232)

Bishop Peter Mauveisin
(1218 – 1231)

Died:1231

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1218 – 1231)

Bishop Hugo de Rous (Hugo Rufus)
(1202 – 1218)

Died:1218

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1202 – 1218)

Bishop Felix Ua Duib Sláin, O. Cist.
(1180 – 1202.01.24)

Died:1202.01.24

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1180 – 1202.01.24)

Bishop Domnall Ua Fogartaig
(1152? – 1178)

Died:1178

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1152? – 1178)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.15

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