Most Rev Kevin Michael Manning DD
Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta
Bishop Kevin Manning was appointed the second Bishop of Parramatta on 10 July 1997 and installed on 21 August 1997.
|Most Rev Kevin Manning DD, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta.|
On 8 January 2010, he was appointed Apostolic Administrator until his retirement on 4 March 2010. He was succeeded by Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, the third Bishop of Parramatta.
In retirement, Bishop Manning has the title “Emeritus Bishop of Parramatta”.
2012-current: Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta
2010-2012: Apostolic Administrator for Wilcannia-Forbes
1997-2010: Bishop of Parramatta
1991-97: Bishop of Armidale
1983-91: Secretary to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
1978-83: Assistant Secretary to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
1962-78: Priest of the Diocese of Bathurst
1961: Ordained to the Priesthood in Rome on 21 December 1961
BackgroundBishop Manning was born in Coolah, NSW, in 1933. He is the second eldest in a family of five boys and two girls, born to Kevin and Edith Manning. He attended Sacred Heart Primary School in Coolah before going on to St Columba's College, Springwood, where he later began his studies for the priesthood. He was selected to complete his studies at Propaganda Fide College in Rome, where he was ordained on 21 December 1961.
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