J. Carroll McCormick
|J. Carroll McCormick|
|Bishop of Scranton|
|Ordination||July 10, 1932
by Cardinal Dennis Joseph Dougherty
|Consecration||April 23, 1948
by Cardinal Dougherty
February 15, 1907|
|Died||November 2, 1996(aged 89)|
|Education||St. Charles Borromeo Seminary|
|Alma mater||Pontifical Roman Seminary|
Joseph Carroll McCormick (February 15, 1907 – November 2, 1996) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (1960-1966) and bishop of Diocese of Scranton (1966-1983).
McCormick was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and studied at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook and the Pontifical Roman Seminary in Rome. He was ordained to the priesthood by his uncle, Cardinal Dennis Joseph Dougherty, on July 10, 1932. He served as vice-chancellor, and later chancellor (1936-1944), of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He became pastor of St. Stephen's Church in 1944.
On January 11, 1947, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia and Titular Bishop of Ruspae by Pope Pius XII. He received his episcopal consecration on the following April 23 from Cardinal Dougherty, with Bishops Hugh L. Lamb and Eugene J. McGuinness serving as co-consecrators.
He was named Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown on June 25, 1960, and attended the Second Vatican Council from 1962 to 1965. He became Bishop of Scranton on March 4, 1966, and resigned almost 17 years later on February 15, 1983.
He later died at age 89.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia
Howard Joseph Carroll
|Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown
James John Hogan
Jerome Daniel Hannan
|Bishop of Scranton
John Joseph O'Connor