Dorrien, Patrick, Dd
Dorrien, Patrick, D.D.
an Irish Roman Catholic prelate, was born at Downpatrick, County Down, March 29, 1814. He entered Maynooth College in 1833, was ordained in 1837, was curate at Belfast until 1847, parish priest of Loughlin Island until 1860, when he became bishop of Gabala in partibus, coadjutor of the see of Down and Connor in 1865, sole bishop in the same year, and died November 3, 1885. He published some sermons and charges. See Brady, Episc. Succession, 1:275; 2:363.