June 6, 2016 - Br. Edward L. McCarthy, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 5, 2016, at Mary Manning Walsh Home in New York City.
Br. McCarthy was born in New York City on Oct. 14, 1931. He was the son of Louis and Beatrice (McNally) McCarthy. He entered the Society of Jesus on Nov. 13, 1957, at St. Andrew-on-Hudson in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. From 1960-1965, he was an assistant cook to the house. He studied at Brooklyn Prep from 1965 to 1972 as a buyer and assistant minister. Br. McCarthy pronounced final vows on Aug. 15, 1969, at Brooklyn Prep, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
From 1972-1975, Br. McCarthy was an assistant minister at Xavier High School. He became superintendent of academy at Woodstock College from 1974-1975. In 1975-1978, he became superintendent of academy, Borough Hall School at West Side Jesuit Community in New York. Br. McCarthy worked as a maintenance worker at St. Patrick’s Cathedral from 1978 to present. He lived at the St. Ignatius Loyola Community at East 83rd Street.
Wed., June 8, 2016
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MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:
Wed., June 8, 2016
Lady Chapel – St. Patrick’s Cathedral
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Nov. 27, 2017 - Fr. José M. Vilaplana, SJ, was called to eternal life on Nov. 26, 2017. Fr. Vilaplana died at Murray-Weigel Hall, Bronx, N.Y. He was born on March 12, 1927, entered the Society of Jesus in Spain, Oct. 6, 1952, and was ordained on July 28, 1963. He pronounced his final vows on Feb. 2, 1970.
Nov. 20, 2017 - Fr. Edward C. Lynch, SJ, was called to eternal life on Nov. 17, 2017. Fr. Lynch was born on Jan. 9, 1934, entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Sept. 7, 1951, and was ordained on June 18, 1964, in the Fordham University Church. He pronounced his final vows on Aug. 15, 1967.
Oct. 31, 2017 - Fr. Robert G. Gilroy, SJ, was called to eternal life on Oct. 28, 2017. Fr. Gilroy was born on Oct. 19, 1959, in Boston, Mass., and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 24, 1986. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 14, 1997, at College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass. He pronounced his Final Vows on May 4, 2002.
Sept. 13, 2017 - Fr. Richard D. Bertrand, SJ, was called to eternal life on Sept. 11, 2017. Fr. Bertrand was born on Nov. 28,1947, in Biddeford, Maine, and entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1966. He was ordained to the priesthood on Nov. 10, 1979. He pronounced his Final Vows on June 19, 1992.
Sept. 13, 2017 - Mr. Brian P. Maher was installed as the 7th president of Nativity Preparatory School during the Mass of the Holy Spirit held at the beginning of the year. Fr. John J. Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, officially missioned Mr. Maher to be the director of the work.
Sept. 5, 2017 - Fr. John P. Bucki, SJ, was called to eternal life on Sept. 2, 2017, at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, N.Y. Fr. Bucki was born on Jan. 12, 1950, in Buffalo, N.Y., and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 25, 1968. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 9, 1979. He pronounced his Final Vows on Dec. 12, 1995, at the Xavier Jesuit Community, New York, N.Y.