This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... CATHOLIC HISTORICAL RECORDS AND STUDIES THE MOST REV. PATRICK J. HAYES, D.D. By T. J. Riordan. The members of the United States Catholic Historical Society had a special pleasure in the announcement on February 26, 1919, that the Holy See had chosen as the successor of the lamented Cardinal Farley for the Archbishopric of New York, their associate member, the Right Rev. Patrick J. Hayes, Auxiliary Bishop of the See. His Grace has been a member of the Society since 1908, and always has been most zealous in promoting its aims and activities. As is detailed in another part of this volume he gave practical evidence of this by presiding at the general meeting on February 24, and almost immediately after the receipt of the information of his elevation to the archbishopric he accepted the office of Honorary President of the Society. The new Archbishop was born November 20, 1867, the son of Daniel and Mary Gleason Hayes, in City Hall Place, New York. When he was old enough to go to school he was sent to the parochial school of the Transfiguration parish, and then to the old De La Salle Institute, the Christian Brothers' Academy in Second street. He was graduated from De La Salle in 1886, and continued his studies at Manhattan College, graduating in 1888. It is an interesting incident to find that Archbishop Dowling of St. Paul, Minnesota, who is also a member of the Society, was graduated from Manhattan in the class of 1887, and Archbishop Mundelein of Chicago with the class of 1889. Archbishop Hayes made his theological studies at St Joseph's Seminary, Troy, and was ordained priest on September 8, 1892. For two years following his ordination he pursued special theological studies at the Catholic University of America at Washington, D. C. In June, 1894, he was ma...