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Within These Grounds Are Buried The Pioneering Priests

 
 
Within These Grounds Are Buried The Pioneering Priests Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 5, 2019
1. Within These Grounds Are Buried The Pioneering Priests Marker
Inscription.  These and other pioneering priests of the Diocese of New York who are buried here in unmarked graves are commemorated by this plaque in gratitude for their service and sacrifices and in keeping with the resolution of parishioners expressed after their deaths

Father Michael O’Gorman
Ordained by Bishop John Connolly in Ireland in 1815
The first priest of the newly established Diocese of New York
Died November, 1824

Father Richard Bulger
Ordained by Bishop John Connolly in New York, here in 1830, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
The second priest of the newly established Diocese of New York
Died November, 1824

In honor of those who received First Holy Communion, 2010
 
Location. 40° 43.405′ N, 73° 59.694′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Mott Street near Prince Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral (here, next to this marker); Ancient Order of Hibernians (here, next
Fr. O' Gorman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 5, 2019
2. Fr. O' Gorman Marker
to this marker); St. John N. Neumann (a few steps from this marker); Fourteenth Ward Industrial School of the Children’s Aid Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity (within shouting distance of this marker); “I Absolve You” (within shouting distance of this marker); Play Street - Little Italy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Neighborhood - Little Italy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Fr. Bulger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 5, 2019
3. Fr. Bulger Marker
The Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2019
4. The Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral
The maker is set into the pavement left of the entrance.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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