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Douglas Arthur McNeill, American priest.


McNeill, Douglas Arthur was born on March 6, 1942 in Brooklyn. Son of Daniel Patrick and Elizabeth (Gallagher) McNeill.


Student, Sacred Heart Seminary, 1965. MTh, Sacred Heart Seminary, 1968. Master of Science in Education, Fordham University, 1973.


Founder St. Bonaventure Indian Missions, Thoreau, New Mexico, 1974. Chief Executive Officer Gallup Diocese Catholic Charities, Inc., Gallup, New Mexico, 1994-1995. Chairman Diocesan Personnel Board, Gallup, New Mexico, 1975-1981, Greater Thoreau (New Mexico) Foundation, 1986-1995.

Founder Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Academy, Thoreau, 1980. Episcopal vicar McKinley Vicariate, Gallup, 1985-1995.


Candidate New York State Assembly, Brooklyn, 1972, Gallup-McKinley School Board, Gallup, 1976. Member Northwest New Mexico Drug Council, Gallup, since 1990. Executive board directors Southwest Indian Foundation, Gallup, 1976-1982.

Member Thoreau Water & Sanitation Board, 1976-1986. Member Diocesan Pastoral Council, Diocesan Presbyteral Council, National Catholic Development Conference, Diocesan Religious Education (board directors Gallup chapter 1973-1986), Propagation of the Faith Society (board directors Gallup chapter 1980-1995), Knights of Columbus (chaplain 1987-1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: physical fitness, exercise, traveling.


Daniel Patrick McNeill

Elizabeth (Gallagher) McNeill