edwin o'brien

Edwin F. O’Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

  • Age: 73
  • Born: April 8, 1939 in New York
  • Education: St. Joseph’s Seminary (Yonkers, N.Y.), Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Ordained a priest: 1965 in New York
  • Posts held: rector of Pontifical North American College (1990-1994); auxiliary bishop of New York (1996-1997); archbishop of U.S. Military Services (1997-2007); archbishop of Baltimore (2007-2011); grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (2012-present)
  • Elevated to cardinal: 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI