Cardinal Reginald Delargey

Date of Birth

10 December 1914 at Timaru

Parents

Archibald Patrick Delargey and Katherine May Delargey (nee Fitzgerald)

Died

29 January 1979

Education

  • Sacred Heart College Auckland 1929-31
  • Holy Cross College Mosgiel 1932-34
  • Collegio Urbano Rome (graduated Doctor of Divinity) 1934-39

Appointments

  • Ordained in Rome 19 March 1939
  • Assistant, St Joseph’s Parish, Takapuna 1939
  • Assistant St Patrick’s Cathedral, Auckland 1940-42
  • Director Catholic Social Services, Auckland 1940-47
  • Director Catholic Youth Work, Auckland 1940-58
  • Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland 1958
  • St Michael’s Parish, Remuera, Auckland 1959-70
  • Bishop of Auckland 1970
  • Archbishop of Wellington and Metropolitan of New Zealand 1974
  • Created Cardinal by Pope Paul VI 1976