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Daniel Leo Ryan Edit Profile

bishop emeritus

Daniel Leo Ryan, American Bishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1956, consecrated bishop, 1981.

Background

Ryan, Daniel Leo was born on September 28, 1930 in Mankato, Minnesota, United States. Son of Leonard Bennett and Irene Ruth (Larson) Ryan.

Education

Bachelor, Illinois Benedictine College, 1952; Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Pontificia Università Lateranense, Rome, 1960.

Career

Parish priest, Roman Catholic Diocese, Joliet, Illinois, 1956-1982; chancellor, Roman Catholic Diocese, Joliet, Illinois, 1965-1978; vicar general, Roman Catholic Diocese, Joliet, Illinois, 1977-1979; auxiliary bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese, Joliet, Illinois, 1981-1984; bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese, Springfield, Illinois, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1956, consecrated bishop, 1981.

Connections

father:
Leonard Bennett Ryan

mother:
Irene Ruth (Larson) Ryan