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Patrick Cronin (bishop)

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See  Cagayan de Oro
Successor  Jesus Tuquib
Installed  13 October 1970
Consecration  September 25, 1955
Name  Patrick Cronin
Term ended  January 5, 1988
Role  Bishop

Predecessor  James T. G. Hayes S.J. D.D.
Other posts  Prelate of Ozamis City Titular Bishop of Ubaza Founder of the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
Ordination  21 December 1937 (as priest (under the Missionary Society of St. Columban))
Buried  St. Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral, Cagayan de Oro
Died  February 19, 1991, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Place of burial  Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

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Patrick H. Cronin was an Irish, Roman Catholic, Columban archbishop and missionary. He was the second archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro in the Philippines, serving during World War II.


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Born Patrick Henry Cronin on November 30, 1913 in Moneygall, County Offaly, Ireland. He was ordained priest on December 21, 1937.

Cronin attended the Tullamore Christian Brothers School and St. Finian's College in Mullingar, Ireland. In 1931, he entered the Columban Fathers' Seminary. Six years later, he was ordained as priest under the Missionary Society of St. Columban.


On May 24, 1955, Cronin was appointed as Prelate of Ozamis in the Philippines. Concurrently, he was the Titular Bishop of Ubaza.Upon the retirement Archbishop James Hayes on October 13, 1970, he was appointed as Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro in 1971.

As Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro, he established the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Cagayan de Oro, an interdiocesan theological seminary that provides formation for candidates for priesthood. After retiring on January 5, 1988, he was succeeded by Jesus Tuquib and given the title Archbishop Emeritus. He then lived at the archdiocesan seminary until his death on February 9, 1991 in Maria Reyna Hospital (now Maria Reyna Xavier University Hospital) in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. His remains had been interred at the Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral.


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