Father Isidore O'Reilly, C.P., Holy Cross Province (1911-1993)
[December 30 , 1993]
Born September 21, 1911, he was professed on July 30, 1933 and ordained on June 7, 1941. Father O'Reilly was able to gather many friends in his various ministries. For fifteen years he was Retreat Director at Mater Dolorosa Retreat, Sierra Madre, California. For seven years he was on the Retreat House team at Our Lady's Retreat House, Warrenton, Missouri. For eleven years he was Retreat Director and Superior at Christ the King Retreat, Citrus Heights, California. During the final thirteen years of his life,despite his failing health, he was deeply committed to the new India mission as the Procurator.