Patrick O'Reilly

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Patrick A. O'Reilly (born 1856 in County Cavan, Ireland; died July 28, 1904 in Birmingham) was pastor of St Paul's Catholic Church and one of the founders of St Vincent's Hospital and the St Thomas Home-on-Hill orphanage in East Lake.

O'Reilly was ordained on December 19, 1879.

O'Reilly was also a chaplain for the Alabama National Guard. He died from injuries he received when he fell from a horse during a military parade at the fairgrounds. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery. A memorial statue sculpted by Giuseppe Moretti was placed on the ground of St Vincent's.

Preceded by:
John Browne
Pastor, St Paul's Catholic Church
1888 - 1904
Succeeded by:
James Coyle

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