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Death of Most Rev. Leonard Crowley

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(CCCB - Ottawa) – Most Reverend Leonard Crowley, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montreal, died March 15, 2003, at the age of 81.

Visitation will take place Tuesday evening, March 18, beginning at 7 p.m., and again on Wednesday between 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Red Room of the Archbishop’s Residence, 1071 rue de la Cathédrale, Montreal. The bishop’s remains will be transferred to Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Thursday, March 20, at 9 a.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m.

Bishop Crowley was born on December 28, 1921, in Montreal, Quebec, and ordained to the priesthood in 1947. He was named a bishop in 1971 and was the third English-speaking Auxiliary Bishop to serve the Archdiocese of Montreal.

He played a key role in the evolution of education in Quebec and was well respected by Montreal¹s religious leaders as a strong proponent of interfaith dialogue.

As member of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), Bishop Crowley served on a number of episcopal commissions including Christian education, canon law, social communications, ecumenism, and was also a member of the program and priorities committee. He retired from active ministry in 1997.


For More information Contact:
Deacon William Kokesch
Director, Communications Service

 

Last Updated on Monday, May 15 2006  
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