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Encyclopedia > Leonard Neale
Styles of
Leonard Neale
Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style none

Leonard Neale (1745 or 1746 — 1817) became, in 1800, the first bishop ordained in the US where he devoted almost all his time on the Visitation Sisters. Thus, Neale served as spiritual director until his naming into the archbishopal role following John Carroll as archbishop of Baltimore from 1815 to 1817. During his reign as an archbishop, he presided St. Mary's Catholic church's operations and decided upon his decision that the French priest Joseph Clorivière was to serve office in the church. This wasn't welcomed by irishman John O'Raw and this nominee refusal was met with the Charleston schism (1815-1819). Image File history File links Patriarchal_or_Archbishop_Cross. ... A style of office, or honorific, is a form of address which by tradition or law precedes a reference to a person who holds a title or post, or to the political office itself. ... The Reverend is an honorary prefix to the names of most Christian clergy and ministers. ... His / Her Excellency is an honorific title given to certain high-ranking political officials. ... Monsignor is an ecclesiastical honorific used by certain priests and bishops of the Roman Catholic Church. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... John Carroll (January 8, 1735 – December 3, 1815) was a priest of the Catholic Society of Jesus. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United...

In 1799, the archbishop founded the Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, under the direction of the Sisters of the Visitation. Both the school and the convent are still vibrant more than 200 years later in the heart of Washington, DC. Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School was founded in Washington, DC in 1799 and has continued for over 200 years to provide young women with a college preparatory education routed in the virtues of faith, vision, and purpose. ...

In 1809, his brother, Francis Neale, became president of Georgetown College. 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Georgetown University is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is both the oldest Roman Catholic and oldest Jesuit university in the United States, having been founded on January 23, 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll. ...

His other brother, Charles Neale ( - 1823), was the leader of the Jesuit Mission in America by the time he died.

Preceded by:
John Carroll
Archbishop of Baltimore
Succeeded by:
Ambrose Maréchal



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