Patrick Phelan (bishop)

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Patrick Phelan
Bishop of Kingston
Diocese Kingston
Installed May 8, 1857
Term ended June 7, 1857
Predecessor Rémi Gaulin
Successor Edward John Horan
Other posts Auxiliary Bishop of Kingston (1843-1852)
Coadjutor Bishop of Kingston (1852-1857)
Personal details
Born (1795-02-14)February 14, 1795
Ballyragget (Republic of Ireland)
Died June 6, 1857(1857-06-06) (aged 62)
Kingston, Upper Canada

Patrick Phelan, (February 1795 – June 6, 1857) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest, Sulpician, and Bishop of Kingston briefly in 1857.

Phelan left his home country of Ireland in 1821 and, after a brief period in Boston, was sent to Montreal where he studied for the priesthood.

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