BIOGRAPHY OF BISHOP TIMOTHY A. McDONNELL
Rev. TIMOTHY ANTHONY McDONNELL
New York, NY on December 23, 1937.
John J. & Margaret (Looney) McDonnell, both now deceased.
One younger brother: Brother John J. McDonnell, F.M.S., presently
Vice-Provincial of the United States Province of the Marist Brothers.
Anthony (Commonwealth) & Holy Cross Parish Schools, Bronx, NY.
College, NY, NY (High School & Junior College).
Joseph's Seminary, Yonkers, NY (College & Theology).
-- A.B. in Philosophy, 1959.
College, New Rochelle, NY.
-- M.S. in Education (Pastoral Counseling), 1970.
for Continuing Theological Education, North American College, Vatican
City -- sabbatical program, 1999.
ORDINATION: by Francis Cardinal Spellman for the Archdiocese
of New York on June 1, 1963, in Saint Patrick's Cathedral.
NOMINATION: as Auxiliary Bishop of New York and Titular Bishop
of Semina by Pope John Paul II on October 30, 2001.
ORDINATION: by Edward Cardinal Egan, Most Reverend Henry
J. Mansell and Most Reverend Robert A. Brucato on December 12, 2001,
in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
AS BISHOP OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: by Pope John Paul
II on March 9, 2004.
AS BISHOP OF SPRINGFIELD: by Archbishop Sean O'Malley, OFM
Cap., on April 1, 2004, in the presence of Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo,
Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Ardsley, NY, 1963 - 1970.
Director of the Archdiocesan Office for Christian and Family Development,
1970 - 1977, with responsibilities in catechetics, Archdiocesan pro-life
activities and marriage preparation programs.
of the Archdiocesan Society for the Propagation of the Faith, 1977
and Secretary to the Archdiocesan Board of Consultors, 1980 - 1984,
with responsibility for the Archdiocesan Building Commission,
Ecclesiastical Maintenance Service, and Institutional Commodity Service.
of Holy Trinity Parish, New York, NY, 1984 - 1990.
Operating Officer of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of
New York, 1990 - 1993.
of Saint John and Saint Mary Parish, Chappaqua, NY, 1993 - 2002.
General of the Archdiocese of New York, 2002 - 2004.
member of Maria Regina HS, Hartsdale, NY, 1963 - 1969.
Chaplain at Cardinal McCloskey School and Home,
White Plains, NY, 1971 - 1977.
Vicar of West Manhattan, 1989 - 1990.
Deputy President and Deputy CEO of Covenant House, 1990.