Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Emmanuel F. Mulhall, O. Praem.

Birth: May 25, 1915

Death: August 7, 2000

House: St. Norbert Abbey

Our brother Emmanuel Mulhall was born in Cylon, Wisconsin in 1915, and joined the Order after graduating from St. Norbert High and a year at the college in 1935 and was solemnly professed in 1940.

He was appointed to teach business and typing courses at Southeast Catholic in 1938, where he remained until 1949.  During the intervening years, he was disciplinarian and treasurer at the school, an assistant hospital chaplain at St. Agnes, a military chaplain to the Philadelphia district, and chaplain at theValley Forge Military Hospital.

“E” returned toWisconsin in 1949, spending that year teaching at Central Catholic and as a military custodian.  During the 1950’s, he ministered inBruce ,Wisconsin ,and Osceola andEssexville ,Michigan. He was also chaplain at the Bay County Hospital andBay County Juvenile Hospital inMichigan .

Back inGreen Bay in 1967, "E" was chaplain at Our Lady of Charity Convent until 1974, when he became pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Bay Settlement until 1984.

During his retirement years at the abbey, "E" took care of Mass stipends, and scooted around the cloister walks in his battery-operated wheel chair.

"E" was a mild-mannered man, with nary a complaint about anything.  He carried his substantial weight with dignity. Well-read, he was a delightful conversationalist, who had many varied ministries and experiences.  He died on Monday, August 7, 2000 at the age of 85.

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