Patrick Augustine Feehan

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Archbishop Patrick Augustine Feehan

Patrick Augustine Feehan (born August 28, 1829 in Killenaule , County Tipperary , Ireland , † July 12, 1902 in Chicago ) was Archbishop of Chicago .


Patrick Augustine Feehan received on November 1, 1852 sacrament of Holy Orders .

On July 7, 1865, Pope Pius IX appointed him . to the Bishop of Nashville . The Archbishop of Saint Louis , Peter Richard Kenrick , donated him episcopal ordination on November 12 of the same year ; Co- consecrators were the Vicar Apostolic of the Eastern Indian Territories of the Rocky Mountains , John Baptiste Miège SJ , and the Bishop of Alton , Henry Damian Juncker .

On September 10, 1880 Pope Leo XIII appointed him . to the Archbishop of Chicago. Feehan founded what is now DePaul University in Chicago in 1898 .

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predecessor Office successor
James Duggan Archbishop of Chicago
James Edward Quigley
James Whelan OP Bishop of Nashville
Joseph Rademacher