Patrick J. Mayock, O.S.A.

1888 – 1922 (July 30)

Patrick J. Mayock, the son of Michael Mayock and Katherine Marrin, was born in Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland on March 10, 1888. He entered the novitiate at Villanova in September, 1908, and was simply professed on September 18, 1909. He made his solemn profession of September 19, 1912, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 22, 1915 by Archbishop Prendergast in the Philadelphia Cathedral. The following day he celebrated his First Mass of Thanksgiving at Saint Monica’s Church, Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Two of his sisters became Discalced Carmelite Nuns.

After ordination, Father Mayock served on the missions in the Diocese of Albany, New York, at Saint James Parish, Carthage and Saint Paul, Mechanicville. Suffering from tuberculosis, he was placed in Gabriel’s Sanatorium, in Saranac Lake, New York, where he died on July 30, 1922 at the age of 34. He is buried at Villanova at the Community Cemetery.