Fr. Robert J. Ryan
Born: March 15, 1928
Parents: Edward J. Ryan and Margaret Ziegler
Nieces – Kathy Ealy, Barbara Gregory
Nephews – Robert P. Ryan, Fr. Jim Ryan
Elementary St. Thomas, Ft. Thomas, Ky.
Secondary Covington Latin School and Newport High School, Ky.
College St. Meinrad Seminary, Ind.
Philosophy St. Meinrad Seminary, Ind.
Theology St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Mn.
Post Graduate Xavier University, Cincinnati, Oh.
Ordination: June 5, 1954, at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, Ky.
by the Most Rev. William T. Mulloy, D.D.
1954 – Assistant, Christ the King, Lexington, Ky.
– Teacher Lexington Catholic High School, Lex., Ky.
1959 – Assistant, St. Bernard, Dayton, Ky.
– Teacher, Newport Catholic High
1962 – Assistant, Immaculate Conception, Newport, Ky.
1964 – Assistant, St. Therese, Southgate, Ky.
1968 – In residence, Sacred Heart, Bellevue, Ky.
1970 – Chaplain, Mt. St. Martin, Newport, Ky.
1973 – Pastor, St. Stephen, Newport, Ky.
1982 – Pastor, St. Francis de Sales, Newport, Ky.
1987 – In residence, St. Boniface & James, Ludlow, Ky.
– Priests Personnel Director, Continuing Education of the Clergy,
Diocesan Ecumenical Office
1990 – Pastor, St. Philip, Melbourne, Ky., Priests’ Personnel Director Diocesan Consultor
Died: January 12, 1994, St. Philip Rectory, Melbourne, Ky.
Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Ft. Thomas, Ky.
Wake Service: 4 p.m., Friday, January 14, St. Stephen Church, Newport, Ky.
Visitation: 4-8 p.m., Friday, January 14, St. Stephen Church, Newport, Ky.
9-10 a.m., Saturday, January 15, St. Stephen Church, Newport, Ky.
Liturgy of Christian Burial:
10 a.m., Saturday, January 15, St. Stephen Church, Newport, Ky.
Interment: St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas, Ky,