Francis Patrick Kenrick Edit Profile
Entered College Propoganda, Rome, Italy, 1814.
Ordained to Roman Catholic Church, Rome, 1821. Came to American, 1821. Assigned to missions in Kentucky under Bishop Flaget.
Professor theology St. Thomas Seminary, Bardstown, Kentucky. Member 1st Provincial Council of Baltimore, 1829. Titular bishop of Arath, consecrated at Bardstown.
Held diocesan synod, 1832. A founder Catholic Herald, 1833. His advocation of moderation during nationalist riots of 1844 in Philadelphia paved way for better church-community relations.
Appointed archbishop of Baltimore, 1851. Apostolic delegate, presided over 1st Plenary Council, 1852. Introduced 40 Hours’ Devotionists into United States, 1858.
Member 1st Provincial Council of Balt.