Most Rev. John J. McRaith

The Most Reverend John Jeremiah McRaith, Bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro from 1982-2009, died March 19 at the age of 82 in Owensboro, Kentucky.   He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of New Ulm on Feb. 21, 1960. He was ordained as the third Bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro in 1982.  A Funeral Mass was held at the St. Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro on March 24 and burial was in Mount St. Joseph in Maple Mount, Ky.

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