File 193 - Letters to Fr James Murphy SJ on the granting of faculties

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Letters to Fr James Murphy SJ on the granting of faculties


  • 23 April 1896-15 September 1905 (Creation)

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Born: 2 January 1839
Appointed Bishop of Meath, Ireland: 28 April 1899
Resigned Bishop of Meath, Ireland: c.1906
Died: 15 December 1909

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Letters to the Fr James Murphy SJ, Rector of Tullabeg from Matthew Gaffney, Bishop of Meath, concerning issues such as the granting of ordinary faculties and visits to Tullabeg. In one letter Bishop Gaffney writes, ‘I hope you are not extinguished after all the light you shed on us. You strongly established your own fame, but you literally elevated your order, high as had been its station’ (4 August 1899).

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