CARFORA Henry Carmel RIP

The Most Reverend Carmel Henry Carfora succeeded Archbishop Berghes, serving as the Second Primate of The North American Old Roman Catholic Church from October 12, 1919 until his death on January 11, 1958, having held the Office of Primate for 38 years and 3 months. Archbishop Carfora presided over the Church during its greatest missionary expansion and activity, guiding the Church’s apostolic labors and growth in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, South America and even into parts of Africa and Asia. Archbishop Carfora fell asleep in the Lord on January 11, 1958 in Chicago at the age of 78, after a long and valiant battle against multiple illnesses.

Coat of Arms

11908 April 28th + Arnold Harris Mathew, Archbishop, London
21912 June 29th + Rudolphe de Landes Berges, Bishop, Scotland
31916 October 4th + Carmel Henry Carfora, Archbishop, Chicago