Gordon Bennett (bishop)

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Gordon Bennett, S.J., (born October 21, 1946) is Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Mandeville.


Gordon Bennett was consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore on March 3, 1998. Bennett assumed his duties as bishop of Mandeville, Jamaica on September 24, 2004. After retiring as Bishop of Mandeville in 2008, Bishop Bennett was appointed Peter Faber, S.J. Fellow in Pastoral Theology and Ignatian Spirituality at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

Early life[edit]

Bennett was born on October 21, 1946 in Denver. He was educated at Mount St. Michael's in Spokane, Washington, Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Loyola University in Los Angeles (later Loyola Marymount University), the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California, Loyola Marymount University (for graduate studies after his undergraduate work at Loyola), and Fordham University in New York City for the Professional Diploma in Administration and Supervision. He was ordained a priest in 1975.[1]



  1. ^ 2002 Catholic Almanac p. 416

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