The former Philadelphia auxiliary bishop and St. Patrick’s Day parade chaplain has passed away. We interviewed this well-known pillar of the Philadelphia Irish community in June 2010, after his installation. We re-publish that interview today, and we share some of our favorite photos of this humble and gracious man.
Philadelphia Auxiliary Bishop Joseph P. McFadden’s career has enjoyed a steady rise. But a close friend notes: He’s just a regular guy who became bishop.