Stephen A. Kelly


Stephen A. Kelly, S.J. (December 26, 1833 – February 13, 1910) was an Irish-American Catholic priest and Jesuit.


Stephen A. Kelly

6th President of Loyola College in Maryland
In office
1871–1877
Preceded byEdward Henchy
Succeeded byEdwards McGurk
Personal details
Born(1833-12-26)December 26, 1833
Dublin, Ireland
DiedFebruary 13, 1910(1910-02-13) (aged 76)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Early life


Stephen A. Kelly was born on December 26, 1833 in Dublin, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. He entered the Society of Jesus and proceeded to the Jesuit novitiate in Frederick, Maryland.[1]

Academic career


Kelly became a professor at Georgetown University and Gonzaga College in Washington, D.C. He then became the assistant superior of Woodstock College, before being appointed the President of Loyola College in Maryland and ex officio pastor of St. Ignatius Church in January 1871, succeeding Edward Henchy.[2]

Later years


In 1881, Kelly became the pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Washington, D.C.[3] He died on February 13, 1910 at the rectory of Old St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

References


Citations

  1. Obituary 1910, p. 518
  2. Ryan 1903, p. 81
  3. "From the Pastor's Desk" (PDF). Holy Trinity Catholic Church Bulletin. Washington, D.C.: Holy Trinity Catholic Church. December 6, 2015. p. 2. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 16, 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2019.

Sources

Academic offices
Preceded by
Edward Henchy
6th President of Loyola College in Maryland
1871–1877
Succeeded by
Edwards McGurk
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edward Henchy
Pastor of St. Ignatius Church
1871–1877
Succeeded by
Edwards McGurk
Preceded by
Anthony F. Ciampi
26th Pastor of Holy Trinity Church
1881–1890
Succeeded by
Robert W. Brady