AFOURTH Vicar General
for the Westminster Diocese was appointed this week. He is Fr. Patrick Casey, Rector of the Church of Our Lady of Dolours, Hendon. He is 50.
Westminster already has three Vicars General: Bishop Craven. Auxiliary of Westminster, who lives at St. James. Spanish Place, and who will be 80 on February 1; Bishop Caahman, also an Auxiliary of Westminster lives at St. Mary's, Chelsea. and was 51 last Friday. Mgr. E. Morrogh Bernard received his appointment under Cardinal Hinsley and who has now been given special responsibility for the Religious in the Archdiocese.
Fr. Casey, who now becomes the fourth Vicar General was born in the Kingsland parish, London, in 1913. He was educated at St. Edmund's, Ware, and ordained in 1939.
his first appointment was to St. James. Spanish Place, where he stayed for 22 years serving first under Mgr. Tynan, and later under Bishop Craven, eventually becoming the senior curate.
In 1961 Fr, Casey succeeded the late Mgr. Create at Hendon shortly afterwards becoming Rural Dean. He is one of the Archbishop's representatives on the Board of Management at the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth.