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Alemany, Joseph Sadoc

Born: 1814 AD
Died: 1888 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Archbishops

1814 – Alemany was born in Vich, Catalonia on July 3, 1814.

1830 – Entered the Dominican Order.

1831 – Made his solemn profession.

1837 – Ordained as a priest on March 11, 1837.

1840-1848 – Engaged himself in missionary activity in the Eastern and Southern United States. Became a naturalized American citizen. Appointed Prior-Provincial of the Dominican province of St. Joseph the Worker.

1850 – Consecrated as the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Monterey in California on June 30, 1850.

1853 – Became the first Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco.

1884 – Appointed Titular Archbishop of Pelusium upon his return in Spain.

1888 – Died in Valencia, Spain on April 14, 1888.