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Lawrence James Kenney, American bishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1956.


Kenney, Lawrence James was born on August 30, 1930 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Alexander Lawrence and Madeleine Rose (O'Gorman) Kenney.


Bachelor, Cathedral College, New York City, 1952. Master of Science in Education, Iona College, 1971.


Assistant pastor, St. Lawrence O'Toole Church, Brewster, New York, 1956; assistant pastor, Holy Cross Church, New York City, 1956-1959; member, New York Apostolate Mission Band, 1959-1967; assistant pastor, St. Stephen Church, New York City, 1967; assistant pastor, St. Barnabas Church, Bronx, New York, 1967-1969; assistant chancellor, Archdiocese of New York, 1969-1971; vice chancellor, director priest personnel, Archdiocese of New York, 1971-1973; secretary to Terence Cardinal Cooke, Archdiocese of New York, 1973-1983; chaplain to His Holiness, 1971; prelate of His Holiness, 1974; consecrated bishop, Roman Catholic Church, 1983; titular bishop of Holar, auxiliary bishop military services, Silver Spring, Maryland., since 1983; M C.


  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1956.


Alexander Lawrence Kenney

Madeleine Rose (O'Gorman) Kenney