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bishop emeritus

James Francis McCarthy, bishop emeritus.


McCarthy, James Francis was born on June 9, 1942 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States.


Bachelor, St. Joseph's Seminary, 1964. Master of Arts, St. Joseph's Seminary, 1968. Master of Divinity, St. Joseph's Seminary, 1968.

Master of Science, Iona College, 1971.


Ordained priest Archdiocese of New York, 1968. Priest Church of St. Denis, Hopewell Junction, New York, Church of St. Benedict, Bronx. Pastor Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Shrub Oak, 1996.

Ordained bishop, 1999. Auxiliary bishop Archdiocese of New York, 1999—2002, auxiliary bishop emeritus, since 2002.