The Curé d'Ars Prayer Group

The Curé d'Ars Prayer Group

For the bishop and priests of the Raleigh, NC Diocese.

In Memory Of

Deceased Priests of the Diocese of Raleigh - Month of NOVEMBER*   (Mouse over or touch each name for details)

  ●   Ret. Right Rev. John Barry  (1859) Ret. Right Rev. John Barry (1799-1859)

Birth: July 16, 1799, Wexford, Ireland
Ordained: July 24, 1825
Death: November 18, 1859, Paris

Fr. Barry served in the following parishes:
St. Paul, New Bern
St. Francis of Assisi, Franklin

John Barry, Catholic Enclopedia
John Barry, Wikipedia
Memorial

  ●   Rev. Fr. J. J. Boyle  (1889)

  ●   Rev. Fr. Thomas Ouellet (Willet), S.J.  (1894) Rev. Fr. Thomas Ouellet (Willet), S.J. (1819-1894)

Birth: December 21, 1819, Quebec
Ordained: January 16, 1848
Death: November 11, 1894

Fr. Ouellet served in the following parish:
Hospital Chaplain, New Bern

Fr. Thomas Ouellet, Civil War
Memorial
A Frenchman in “The Fighting 69th”: Father Thomas Ouellet, S.J. (1819-1894)


  ●   Rev. Fr. Patrick Moore  (1903) Rev. Fr. Patrick Moore (1852-1903)

Birth: March, 1852
Death: April 24, 1903

Fr. Moore served in the following parishes:
St. Thomas, Wilmington
St. Joseph, Hickory

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Augustus F. McNeall  (1910) Rev. Fr. Augustus F. McNeall (-1910)

Death: November 21, 1910

Fr. McNeall served in the following parishes:
St. James the Greater, Concord
St. Peter, Charlotte
St. Mary of Perpetual Help, Belmont
St. Joseph, Gaston


  ●   Rev. Fr. Anthony Meyer, O.S.B.  (1921) Rev. Fr. Anthony Meyer, O.S.B. (1875-1921)

Birth: January 14, 1875
Death: November 21, 1921

Fr. Meyer served in the following parishes:
St. Benedict, Greensboro
Sacred Heart, Salisbury
St. Peter, Charlotte
St. Aloysius, Hickory
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  ●   Rev. Fr. William J. Whearty  (1924) Rev. Fr. William J. Whearty (1875-1924)

Birth: 1875
Ordination: March 27, 1904
Death: November 15, 1924

Fr. Whearty served in the following parishes:
St. Mary, Wilmington
St. Thomas, Wilmington
St. Mary Goldsboro


  ●   Rev. Fr. Bernard Hass, O.S.B.  (1933) Rev. Fr. Bernard Hass, O.S.B. (1866-1933)

Birth: June 12, 1866
Ordained: 1889
Death: November 29, 1933

Fr. Hass served in the following parishes:
St. Joseph, Gaston
St. James the Greater, Concord

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Albert Goetz, O.S.B.  (1935) Rev. Fr. Albert Goetz, O.S.B. (1870-1935)

Birth: November, 1870, Berghof, Bavaria Germany
Ordination: July 15, 1894
Death: November 03, 1935

Fr. Goetz served in the following parish:
St. Lawrence, Asheville

Obituary, Southern Cross, 1935

  ●   Rev. Fr. Lawrence McHale, O.S.B.  (1957) Rev. Fr. Lawrence McHale, O.S.B. (1886-1957)

Birth October 06, 1886
Ordained: June 08, 1913
Death: November 01, 1957

Fr. McHale served in the following parishes:
St. James the Greater
St. Edward, High Point
Sacred Heart, Salisbury

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Vincent G. Taylor, O.S.B.  (1959) Rev. Fr. Vincent G. Taylor, O.S.B. (1877-1959)

Birth: September 19, 1877
Ordained: 1902
Death: November 05, 1959

Abbot Taylor served in the following parish:
St. Benedict, Greensboro

Southern Cross, 1950 Obituary, Charlotte Diocese
Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. George A. Woods  (1960) Rev. Fr. George A. Woods ( -1960)

Birth: 1878, Dundee, Scotland
Ordained: 1910
Death: November 10, 1960

Fr. Woods served in the following parish:
Holy Name of Jesus, Nazareth, Raleigh

1931 Southern Cross

  ●   Rev. Fr. Maurice Imhoff, O.F.M. Conv.  (1961) Rev. Fr. Maurice Imhoff, O.F.M. Conv (-1961)

Ordained: May 21, 1921
Death: November 04, 1961

Fr. Imhoff served in the following parish:
St. Stanislaus, Castle Hayne
St. Joseph, St. Helena


  ●   Rev. Fr. Thomas G. Roche  (1963) Rev. Fr. Thomas G. Roche ( -1963)

Ordained: June 07, 1941
Death: November 03, 1963

Fr. Roche served in the following parishes:
St. John the Evangelist, Waynesville
St. Therese, Wilson
St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines, Asheville
St. Therese, Wrightsville
Immaculate Conception, Wilmington
Immaculate Conception, Carolina Beach
St. Agnes, Washington

Southern Cross, 1946

  ●   Rev. Fr. David Gannon, S.A.  (1966) Rev. Fr. David Gannon (1904-1966)

Birth: October 6, 1904
Ordained: February 24, 1939
Death: November 10, 1966

Fr. Gannon served the in following parish:
Our Lady of Atonnement, Kinston

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Herbert J. Frederick, C.S. Sp.  (1968) Rev. Fr. Herbert J. Frederick, C.S.Sp. (1910-1968)

Birth: 1910
Ordained: September 07, 1936
Death: November, 13, 1968

Fr. Frederick served in the following parish:
Our Lady of Lourdes, Sanford

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Martin J. Collins, O.F.M.  (1971) Rev. Fr. Martin J. Collins, O.F.M. (1909-1971)

Birth: March 9, 1909, Curry, Ireland
Ordination: 1939

Death: November 19, 1971

Fr. Collins served in the following parishes:
St. Anthony of Padua, Asheville
St. Benedict, Winston Salem

Obituary


  ●   Rev. Fr. Francis R. Vollmer, O.P.  (1971) Rev. Francis Wollmer, O.P. (1893-1971)

Birth: August 12, 1903
Ordained: June 21, 1928
Death: November 6, 1971

Fr. Wollmer served in the following parish:
St. Monica, Raleigh

Obituary


  ●   Rev. Fr. Henry S. Voss, C.SS.R.  (1973) Rev. Fr. Henry S. Voss, C.Ss.R. (1892-1973)

Birth: August 02, 1892
Ordained: July 27, 1919
Death: November 12, 1973

Fr. Voss served in the following parishes:
St. Mark, Newton Grove

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  ●   Rev. Fr. John H. Hyland  (1975) Rev. Fr. John H. Hyland (-1975)

Ordained: June 01, 1942 by Bishop McNamara
Death: November 23, 1975

Fr. Hyland served in the following parishes:
Immaculate Conception, Henderson
St. Benedict, Greensboro
St. Catherine of Siena, Wake Forest
St. Margaret Mary, Swannanon
St. Peter, Greenville
St. Pius X, Greensboro


  ●   Rev. Fr. John S. Regan  (1976) Rev. Fr. John S. Regan (1911-1976)

Birth: September 21, 1911
Ordained: December, 1943
Death: November 30, 1976

Fr. Regan served in the following parishes:
St. Mary, Goldsboro
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Raleigh
St. Lawrence, Asheville
St. Leo, Winston Salem


  ●   Rev. Fr. Peter Quinn, C.P.  (1978) Rev. Fr. Peter Quinn, C.P. (1909-1978)

Birth: January 24, 1909
Ordained: April 28, 1934
Death: November 10, 1978

Fr. Quinn served in the following parish:
St. Joseph, New Bern


  ●   Rev. Fr. Francis J. Walsh, C.Ss.R.  (1978) Rev. Fr. Francis J. Walsh, C.Ss.R. (1893-1978)

Birth: July 21, 1893
Ordained: June 20,1920
Death: November 23, 1978

Fr. Walsh served in the following parishes:
Immaculate Conception, Clinton
St. Alphonsus Ligouri, Wilson

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Edwin D. Cuffe, S.J.  (1979) Rev. Fr. Edwin D. Cuffe, S.J. ( -1842)

Birth: April 25, 1915
Entered: August 14, 1932
Death: November 23, 1979

Fr. Cuffe served the following parish:
Newman Center, UNC

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  ●   Rev. Msgr. John R. Manley  (1981) Rev. Msgr. John P. Manley (1898-1981)

Birth: November 12, 1898 VA
Ordained: June 04, 1922
Death: November 17, 1981 NC

Msgr. Manley served in the following parishes:
St. Mary Goldsboro
St. Therese, Wilson
Catholic Orphanage, Nazareth
UNC, Chapel Hill
St. Edward, High Point
St. Joan of Arc, Candler
St. Lawrence, Asheville
St. Patrick, Charlotte
Sacred Heart, Pinehurst
St. Mildred, Swansboro
St. Margaret Mary, Swannanon
St. Benedict, Greensboro

Southern Cross, 1946
Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Ralph F. Neagle  (1985) Rev. Fr. Ralph Neagle (1904-1985)

Birth: April 10, 1904
Ordained: June 06, 1931
Death: November 18, 1985

Fr. Neagle served in the following parish:
US Veteransʼ Hospital, Oteen

Memorial
obituary


  ●   Rev. Fr. Stephen A. Sullivan, S.A.  (1989) Rev. Fr. Stephen A. Sullivan (-1989)

Ordained: 1937
Death: November 30, 1989

Fr. Sullivan served in the following parishes:
St. Lucien, Spruce Pine
Christ the King, High Point
St. Joseph, Kannapolis
St. Francis de Sales, Lumberton
Holy Angels, Mt. Airy
St. Margaret Mary, Swannanon


  ●   Rev. Fr. Albert F. Todd  (1989) Rev. Fr. Albert F. Todd (1929-1989)

Birth: February 07, 1929
Ordained: 1957
Death: November 03, 1989

Fr. Todd served in the following parishes:
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Raleigh
St. Mildred, Sawnsboro
St. Michael, Maronite Church, Fayetteville
St. Therese, Wilson
Immaculate Conception, Durham
Sacred Heart, Dunn
St. Mary, Mother of the Church, Garner

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  ●   Rev. Fr. Stanley Grubitz, O.F.M. Conv .  (1990) Rev. Fr. Stanley Grubitz, OFM Conv (1918-1990)

Birth: August 28, 1918
Ordained: 1947
Death: November 26, 1990

Fr. Grubitz served in the following parish:
Holy Family, Elizabeth City


  ●   Rev. Fr. Ambrose Haran, O.F.M.  (1992) Rev. Fr. Ambrose Haran, O.F.M. (1914-1992)

Birth: July 7, 1914. Scotland
Ordained: 1943
Death: November 28, 1992

Fr. Haran served in the following parish:
St. Anthony of Padua, Asheville

Biography


  ●   Rev. Fr. Ernest A. Beck  (1996) Rev. Fr. Ernest A. Beck (1921-1996)

Birth: November 27, 1921
Ordained: June 26, 1964
Death: November 14, 1996

Fr. Beck served in the following parish:
Immaculate Conception, Carolina Beach

Memorial

  ●   Rev. Fr. Anthony F. Silvestri, O.S.F.S.  (1996) Rev. Fr. Anthony F. Silvestri, O.S.F.S. (1931-1996)

Birth: June 08, 1931
Ordained: 1960
Death: November 26, 1996

Fr. Silvestri served in the following parishes:
Holy Infant, Durham
Our Lady of the Rosary, Lexington
St. Francis of Assisi, Mocksville

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  ●   Rev. Fr. Cranor F. Graves  (1998) Rev. Fr. Cranor F. Graves (1926-1998)

Birth: October 26, 1926
Ordained: January 01, 1950
Death: November 28, 1998

Fr. Graves served in the following parishes:
Our Lady of Loretto, Hot Springs
Sacred Heart, Whiteville
St. Patrick, Charlotte
St. Eugene, Wendell
St. Catherine of Siena, Wake Forest
St. Joseph, Raleigh


  ●   Rev. Msgr. Frederick A. Koch  (1999) Rev. Msgr. Frederick A. Koch (1916-1998)

Birth: July 16, 1916
Ordained: May 29, 1943
Death: November 07, 1999

Msgr. Koch served in the following parishes:
St. Mary, Wilmington
St. Eugene, Wendell
St. Catherine of Siena, Wake Forest
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Newton Groves
Transfiguration of Jesus, Wallace
Immaculate Heart of Mary, High Point
St. Michael the Archangel, Cary
St. Patrick, Fayetteville
Sacred Heart, Pinehurst
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Raleigh

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. John T. Gavin, O.S.F.S  (2004) Rev. Fr. John T. Gavin, O.S.F.S. (1932-2004)

Birth: June 01, 1932
Ordained: September 14, 1952
Death: November 12, 2004

Fr. Gavin served in the following parish:
St. Mary, Goldsboro

Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Joseph Gartner  (2005)

  ●   Rev. Fr. Robert T. Lawson  (2008) Rev. Fr. Robert T. Lawson (1923-2008)

Birth: December 9, 1923
Ordained: February 02, 1962
Death: November 19, 2008

Fr. Lawson served in the following parishes:
Our Lady of Lourdes, Raleigh
St. Patrick, Murphy
Immaculate Conception, Durham
St. Mary, Laurinburg
St. Mary, Mother of the Church, Garner
Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School, Raleigh
St. Mary, Goldsboro
Sacred Heart, Pinehurst

Obituary
Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. D. Edward Sullivan  (2009) Rev. Fr. D. Edward Sullivan (1915-2009)

Birth: August 15, 1915
Ordained: May 14, 1942
Death: November 05, 2009

Fr. Sullivan served in the following parishes:
Chaplain, U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, UNC Chapel Hill
St. James, Hamlet
St. Mary, Laurinburg
St. Mary, Wilmington
Holy Rosary, Lexington
St. Joseph, Asheboro
Holy Trinity, Kinston
St. Patrick, Charlotte
St. Ann, Charlotte
St. Francis of Assisi, Lenoir

Obituary
Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Peter C. Sheridan, O.F.M.  (2010) Rev. Fr. Peter C. Sheridan, O.F.M. (1913-2010)

Birth: September 21, 1913
Ordained: June 09, 1941
Death: November 03, 2010

Fr. Sheridan served in the following parish:
St. Francis of Assisi, Lenoir

Obituary
Memorial


  ●   Rev. Fr. Jack (John) McHugh, O.M.I.  (2011) Rev. Fr. Jack (John) McHugh, O.M.I. (1946 -2011)

Birth: August 19, 1946, MA
Ordained: May 31, 1973
Death: November 12, 2011

Fr. McHugh served in the following parish:
St. Ann, Fayetteville

Obituary Memorial


* Includes secular and missionary priests who served throughout North Carolina prior to the formation of the Raleigh Diocese in 1924.

Prayer for Deceased Priests

Grant, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that the souls of Thy servants, Thy priests whom in this life
Thou didst honor with the sacred office, may rejoice in the glory of Heaven for ever more.
Amen.

We pray for the happy repose of the soul of ........

May eternal rest be granted to him, O Lord, and let Perpetual Light shine upon him, and may he rest in peace. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace.

AMEN

Praying for the Repose of Faithful Departed