Diocese of Harrisburg

(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Local Bishop Died Of Heart Attack

Diocese of Harrisburg officials say Bishop Joseph McFadden died of a heart attack last week after suddenly falling ill while attending a meeting in Pa.


(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Funeral Rites Set For West Phila. Native, Harrisburg Bishop Joseph McFadden

Bishop Joseph McFadden, a West Philadelphia native who was a champion of Catholic education while serving in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, died Thursday at the age of 65.


(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65

McFadden served as president of Cardinal O’Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.