Monday, June 01, 2009

Reverend Monsignor James T. Kenny, RIP

The Diocese regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Monsignor James T. Kenny, 89, who passed away on May 31, 2009. He had been retired and living at Christus Saint Joseph Villa, Salt Lake City.

Monsignor Kenny was ordained on June 17, 1945 and elevated to Monsignor on January 13, 1988. He served as assistant pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes, Salt Lake City; instructor and principal at Judge Memorial Catholic High School; pastor of Saint Olaf, Bountiful; Saint Therese of Child Jesus, Midvale; Saint Ann, Salt Lake City, and Our Lady of Lourdes, Salt Lake City. He also served as Superintendent of Catholic Schools and Chaplain to Saint Benedict Hospital, Ogden. During his years at Judge Memorial, he oversaw the construction of the present school building.

In addition to his pastoral assignments, Monsignor Kenny was very involved in the Boy Scout program for the Diocese and for the State of Utah.

The vigil service for Monsignor Kenny will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 5, 2009 at Saint Ann Church. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at The Cathedral of the Madeleine.
blog comments powered by Disqus