Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Ireland's Residential Cardinals (Part II)

Edward Cardinal McCabe


February 14, 1816, Dublin.


Father Doyle's school on the Quays.
Maynooth College, Dublin.


Ordained, 1839.

Pre-Episcopal Career

Curate in Clontarf; curate at the pro-cathedral; declined appointment as bishop of Grahamstown, South Africa, 1854. Pastor of St. Nicholas Without, 1856; pastor of Kingstown, 1865; canon of the cathedral chapter and vicar general.

Episcopal Career

Elected titular bishop of Gadara and appointed auxiliary of Dublin, June 26, 1877. Consecrated, July 25, 1877, Dublin, by Paul Cardinal Cullen, archbishop of Dublin.
Promoted to the metropolitan see of Dublin, April 4, 1879.


Created cardinal priest in the consistory of March 27, 1882; received red hat and title of S. Sabina, March 30, 1882.


February 11, 1885, Kingstown, Dublin. Exposed in the metropolitan cathedral of Dublin and buried in Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin.

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