James Patrick Mahoney (New York bishop)

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Most Reverend

James P. Mahoney
Auxiliary Bishop of New York
ChurchCatholic Church
SeeTitular See of Ipagro
AppointedJuly 25, 1972
In officeSeptember 15, 1972 - May 10, 1997
OrdinationMay 19, 1951
ConsecrationSeptember 15, 1972
by Terence Cooke
Personal details
BornAugust 16, 1925
DiedJune 1, 2002(2002-06-01) (aged 76)
New York, New York

James Patrick Mahoney (August 16, 1925 – June 1, 2002) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States . He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New York from 1972 to 1997.


Born in Kingston, New York, James Mahoney was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of New York on May 19, 1951.

Pope Paul VI appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Ipagro and Auxiliary Bishop of New York on July 25, 1972. He was consecrated bishop by Cardinal Terence Cooke on September 15, 1972. The principal co-consecrators were Coadjutor Archbishop John Maguire of New York and Auxiliary Bishop Patrick Ahern.

Mahoney continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope John Paul II on May 10, 1997.

Mahoney died on June 1, 2002, at the age of 76.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Bishop James Patrick Mahoney". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  2. ^ "Bishops who are not Ordinaries of Sees". Giga-Catholic. Archived from the original on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of New York
Succeeded by