Saturday, March 24, 2007

Ireland's Non Residential Cardinals (Part V)

Timothy Cardinal Manning


November 15, 1909, Ballingeary, Ireland.


Mungret College, Limerick; Saint Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, California, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.

Pre-Episcopal Career

Ordained, June 16, 1934, Los Angeles. Further studies, 1934-1936. Pastoral work in the archdiocese of Los Angeles, 1936-1938; 1946-1967. Privy chamberlain of His Holiness, April 15, 1943. Secretary to John Joseph Cantwell, archbishop of Los Angeles, 1938-1946. Domestic prelate of His Holiness, November 17, 1945.

Episcopal Career

Elected titular bishop of Lesvi and appointed auxiliary of Los Angeles, August 3, 1946. Consecrated, October 15, 1946, Los Angeles, by Joseph Thomas McGucken, titular bishop of Sanavo, auxiliary of Los Angeles, assisted by James Edward Walsh, M.M., titular bishop of Sata, and by Thomas Arthur Connolly, titular bishop of Sila and auxiliary of Los Angeles. Chancellor of the archdiocese of Los Angeles, March 19, 1946; vicar general, November 29, 1955. Attended the Second Vatican Councll, 1962-1965. Transferred to the diocese of Fresno, October 16, 1967. Promoted to titular archbishop of Carpi and appointed coadjutor of Los Angeles, with right of succession, May 26, 1969. Succeeded to the see of Los Angeles, January 21, 1970.


Created cardinal priest in the consistory of March 5, 1973; received the red biretta and the title of S. Lucia a Piazza d'Armi, March 5, 1973. Attended the IV Ordinary Assembly of the World Synod of Bishops, Vatican City, September 30 to October 29, 1977. Participated in the conclave of August 25-26, 1978. Participated in the conclave of October 14-16, 1978. Attended the I Plenary Assembly of the Sacred College of Cardinals, Vatican City, November 5-9, 1979. Special papal envoy to the celebration of 3rd centennial of St. Oliver Plunkett's martyrdom, Drogheda, Ireland, July 5, 1981. Attended the VI Ordinary Assembly of the World Synod of Bishops, Vatican City, September 29 to October 28, 1983; president delegate. Resigned the pastoral government of archdiocese, July 12, 1985.


June 23, 1989, Los Angeles. Buried, Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles.

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