Born April 2, 1892 in Phelps, New York. He entered the Passionist Preparatory Seminary, St. Mary’s Monastery, Dunkirk, New York. He then went to the Passionist novitiate, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and professed his vows on January 25, 1910. Studies were conducted in various monasteries of the province. He was ordained on May 16, 1918. For the most part, he was a preacher of parish missions and renewals. He was retreat director at West Springfield, Massachusetts and Brighton, Massachusetts. He was also rector of Pittsburgh and Brighton. On July 1, 1938 he suffered from a ruptured appendix and was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Brighton where he died several days later.
April 2, 1892
January 25, 1910
May 16, 1918
July 8, 1938
Philip of the Holy Family Bolger