Charles P. O’Neill, O.S.A.

1871 – 1927 (April 19)

Charles Patrick O’Neill was born in County Carlow, Ireland on March 17, 1871. He entered the novitiate at Villanova, Pennsylvania on June 29, 1902, and was ordained a priest at Villanova by Bishop O’Reilly of Baker City Oregon on July 11, 1906. Father O’Neill spent his whole life as a priest in teaching and preaching. He taught at Villanova College and at Saint Rita’s High School in Chicago, Illinois, where he died at Saint Rita’s on April 19, 1927 at the age of 58. He is buried in Chicago.