Friday, October 24, 2008

24 October -- Bl Thaddeus MacCarthy

Today is the feast day of Blessed Thaddeus MacCarthy, a 15th century Irish clergyman who was successively Bishop of Ross and Bishop of Cork and Cloyne and never got to act as bishop of either of them.

Wikipedia has a piece on him here. There was an article in the old Catholic Encyclopædia but it seems to have gone missing. Or I've completely lost my ability to do simple research. Or both.


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