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Most Rev. James J. Hogan

Deceased: 2005-06-14


Seminary Graduation Year: 1938


Bishop James J. Hogan was born 10/17/1911 in Philadelphia, PA.

Ordained: 12/08/1937 in the chapel of the North American College by Bishop Ralph Hayes for the diocese of Trenton,NJ

Papal Chamberlain: 1948 by Pope Pius XII; Domestic Prelate in 1954

Episcopal Ordination: 02/25/1960 atSt.Mary Cathedral

Assignments: 1938 Doctoral Studies in Canon Law at Catholic University, Washington, DC; 1941 Assistant Chancellor, Diocese of Trenton, NJ and Assistant Pastor at Cathedral of St. Mary; 1953 Pastor, St. Catherine Parish in Spring Lake, NJ and Chancellor of the Diocese of Trenton and Officialis and Delegate for Religious; 1957 named to diocesan College of Consultors; 1959 titular Bishop of Philomelium and auxiliary Bishop of Trenton; May 23, 1966 named sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona – Johnstown; October 17, 1986 first Bishop of Altoona Johnstown to resign as ordinary

Died: 06/14/2005 at Garvey Manor Nursing Home in Hollidaysburg

Funeral Mass: 06/22/2005 at Altoona Cathedral, H. E. Justin Cardinal Regali, celebrant and Bishop Joseph V. Adamec, homilist

Committal: Altoona Cathedral Crypt Chapel