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Joseph Lloyd Hogan

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Joseph Lloyd Hogan
Bishop of Rochester
DioceseDiocese of Rochester
In officeNovember 28, 1969 –
November 22, 1978
PredecessorFulton J. Sheen
SuccessorMatthew H. Clark
OrdinationJune 6, 1942
by James Edward Kearney
ConsecrationNovember 28, 1969
by Fulton J. Sheen
Personal details
Born(1916-03-11)March 11, 1916
DiedAugust 27, 2000(2000-08-27) (aged 84)
DenominationRoman Catholic
EducationSt. Bernard's Seminary
Canisius College
Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Joseph Lloyd Hogan (March 11, 1916 – August 27, 2000) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1969 to 1978.


Early life[edit]

Hogan was born on March 11, 1916, in Lima, New York. He attended St. Andrew's Seminary and St. Bernard's Seminary in Rochester. He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop James Edward Kearney for the Diocese of Rochester on June 6, 1942. Hogan received a master's degree from Canisius College in Buffalo. In 1949, Hogan received a Doctor of Sacred Theology degree from the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome.[1]

Hogan served on the faculty of St. Bernard's Seminary, as rector at Becket Hall residence for the diocesan seminary at St John Fisher College and Sisters of St. Joseph Novitiate, both in Pittsford, New York. He was appointed monsignor in 1966, and served as pastor of St. Margaret Mary Parish in Irondequoit, New York, until being appointed bishop.

Bishop of Rochester[edit]

On October 6, 1969, Hogan was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Rochester by Pope Paul VI. He was consecrated on November 28, 1969, by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

Hogan's resignation as bishop of Rochester was accepted by Pope John Paul II on November 22, 1978.[2] Joseph Hogan died on August 27, 2000.


  1. ^ "The Cornell Daily Sun 25 September 1970 — the Cornell Daily Sun". cdsun.library.cornell.edu. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Bishop Joseph Lloyd Hogan". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by Bishop of Rochester, New York
Succeeded by