Remembering Jesuit Brother Edward L. McCarthy

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  
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Campbell Funeral Home
1076 Madison Ave.
New York, NY   


Wed., June 8, 2016  
4:00 p.m.                 
Lady Chapel – St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  


Auriesville Cemetery

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