Patrick Joseph McCormick

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Patrick Joseph McCormick (December 10, 1880 – May 18, 1953) was the titular bishop of Atenia and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. He was the 7th rector of The Catholic University of America, and was the first alumnus to serve as rector.[1]

Born in Norwich, Connecticut, McCormick was ordained a priest on July 26, 1904 for the Archdiocese of Hartford. He was named bishop on June 14, 1950 and was ordained as an Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, DC on September 21, 1950, at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.[2]


  1. ^ "History of the CUA Presidency". The Catholic University of America. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
  2. ^ "Bishop Patrick Joseph McCormick". Retrieved 2013-08-02.

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Preceded by
Joseph M. Corrigan
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Rector of CUA

Succeeded by
Bryan J. McEntegart