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After studies with the Sulpicians at Issy-les-Moulineaux, France and at the rue du Regard and the Institut Catholique in Paris he was ordained to the priesthood on 12 June 1952. Thereafter he served as curate for twenty two years at St Ninian's in Knightswood and for five years at Our Lady and St George in Penilee. In 1979 he was made parish priest of St Joseph's Tollcross.
On 24 April 1984 he was created auxiliary bishop of Glasgow and titular Bishop of Abercornia by Pope John Paul II and was consecrated by Thomas Winning, Archbishop of Glasgow, at Holy Cross Church in Glasgow, the church where he had been baptised. He was translated to the see of Paisley on 8 March 1988 to succeed Stephen McGill and was installed as its bishop at St Mirin's Cathedral in Paisley on 14 May 1988. Mone served as ordinary of the diocese until his retirement on 7 October 2004.
- Bishop John Mone calls on Jack McConnell to defend or denounce the Dungavel Detention Centres Family Unit. Scottish Catholic Media Office, 9 May 2003.
- Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, Vol 71, Fol 99
- "Diocese of Paisley | Rest in Peace - Bishop John Aloysius Mone born 22nd June 1929. Died 14th October 2016 | Paisley, UK". Rcdop.org.uk. 1929-06-22. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
- Dungavel unit closure demanded. BBC News, 16 July 2003.
- Scottish Catholic Media Office
- "Bishop John Aloysius Mone". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney.
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|Bishop of Paisley