James Patrick Mahoney

James Patrick Mahoney (December 7, 1927 – March 2, 1995) was the first priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon to become its Bishop. A well known teacher, preacher, and pastor, Bishop Mahoney oversaw the Diocese during the turbulent years following the Second Vatican Council. Bishop James Mahoney High School in Saskatoon, opened in 1984, is named in his honour.

James Patrick Mahoney, was the son of Denis and Anna Mahoney, he was born in Saskatoon on December 7, 1927 and educated in Saskatoon at St. Paul's Elementary School, City Park Collegiate and St. Peter's College in Muenster, to train for the priesthood. He was the first Bishop of Saskatoon from the Diocese.[1]

Preceded by
Francis Joseph Klein
Bishop of Saskatoon
1967—1995
Succeeded by
James Vernon Weisgerber


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bishop James Patrick Mahoney Diocese of Saskatoon.