Thomas Flynn (bishop of Lancaster)

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Thomas Flynn
Bishop of Lancaster
Province Liverpool
Diocese Lancaster
SeeLancaster
Installed12 June 1939
Predecessor Thomas Wulstan Pearson
Successor Brian Charles Foley
Orders
Ordination13 June 1908
by  Thomas Whiteside
Consecration24 July 1939
by  William Cardinal Godfrey
Personal details
Born6 January 1880
Portsmouth
Died3 November 1961
Buried Lancaster Cathedral
Denomination Roman Catholic
Styles of
Thomas Flynn
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop
Posthumous stylenot applicable

Thomas Edward Flynn (6 January 1880 3 November 1961) was an English prelate who served as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Lancaster from 1939 to 1961. [1]

Born in Portsmouth, he was ordained to the priesthood on 13 June 1908. He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Lancaster by the Holy See on 12 June 1939. His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 24 July 1939, the principal consecrator was William Godfrey, Cardinal-Archbishop of Westminster, and the principal co-consecrators were Edward Myers, Coadjutor Archbishop of Westminster and Joseph McCormack, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. [1]

He died in office at aged 81. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Bishop Thomas Flynn". Catholic-Hierarchy.org . David M. Cheney. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Thomas Wulstan Pearson
Bishop of Lancaster
1939–1961
Succeeded by
Brian Charles Foley