Tobias Mullen

Tobias Mullen (March 4, 1818 – April 22, 1900) was an Irish-born clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.wikipedia
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie

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He served as Bishop of Erie from 1868 to 1899. On March 3, 1868, Mullen was appointed the third Bishop of Erie by Pope Pius IX.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

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In 1843, he accepted an invitation from Bishop Michael O'Connor to join the Diocese of Pittsburgh in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

St. Peter Cathedral (Erie, Pennsylvania)

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His greatest accomplishment was the erection of St. Peter's Cathedral.
Plans for the building of St. Peter Cathedral were initiated in 1873 by Bishop Tobias Mullen of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie.

John Edmund Fitzmaurice

He received John Edmund Fitzmaurice as his coadjutor bishop the following year.
He succeeded Tobias Mullen as Bishop on September 15, 1899.

Ireland

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Tobias Mullen (March 4, 1818 – April 22, 1900) was an Irish-born clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.

Catholic Church

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Tobias Mullen (March 4, 1818 – April 22, 1900) was an Irish-born clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.

Urney, County Tyrone

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Tobias Mullen was born in Urney, County Tyrone, the youngest of the six sons of James and Mary (née Travers) Mullen.

Castlefin

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He was educated at Castlefin school and at Maynooth College, where he studied theology and received minor orders.

Theology

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He was educated at Castlefin school and at Maynooth College, where he studied theology and received minor orders.

Minor orders

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He was educated at Castlefin school and at Maynooth College, where he studied theology and received minor orders.

Michael O'Connor (bishop)

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In 1843, he accepted an invitation from Bishop Michael O'Connor to join the Diocese of Pittsburgh in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

U.S. state

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In 1843, he accepted an invitation from Bishop Michael O'Connor to join the Diocese of Pittsburgh in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania

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In 1843, he accepted an invitation from Bishop Michael O'Connor to join the Diocese of Pittsburgh in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Holy orders

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After completing his theological studies, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop O'Connor on September 1, 1844.

Priesthood in the Catholic Church

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After completing his theological studies, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop O'Connor on September 1, 1844.

Curate

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He served for about two years as curate at the Cathedral of Pittsburgh, and was afterwards charged with the care of congregations at Johnstown and in Jefferson County.

Saint Paul Cathedral (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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He served for about two years as curate at the Cathedral of Pittsburgh, and was afterwards charged with the care of congregations at Johnstown and in Jefferson County.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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He served for about two years as curate at the Cathedral of Pittsburgh, and was afterwards charged with the care of congregations at Johnstown and in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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He served for about two years as curate at the Cathedral of Pittsburgh, and was afterwards charged with the care of congregations at Johnstown and in Jefferson County.

Rector (ecclesiastical)

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He was transferred to the rectorship of St. Peter's Church at Allegheny in 1854, and served as vicar general of the Diocese of Pittsburgh from 1864 to 1868.

Allegheny, Pennsylvania

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He was transferred to the rectorship of St. Peter's Church at Allegheny in 1854, and served as vicar general of the Diocese of Pittsburgh from 1864 to 1868.

Vicar general

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He was transferred to the rectorship of St. Peter's Church at Allegheny in 1854, and served as vicar general of the Diocese of Pittsburgh from 1864 to 1868.

Pope Pius IX

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On March 3, 1868, Mullen was appointed the third Bishop of Erie by Pope Pius IX.

Bishop in the Catholic Church

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He received his episcopal consecration on the following August 2 from Bishop Michael Domenec, with Bishops James Frederick Wood and Louis Amadeus Rappe serving as co-consecrators.