Father John V. Bowden
Father John V. Bowden

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced that Father John (Jay) V. Bowden, a retired priest of the Diocese and assistant in St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, died July 3 in Morris Hall, Lawrenceville, after an extended illness. 

Funeral arrangements are being made and will be announced when available.

More on the life and ministry of Father Bowden can be found in a story published by The Monitor on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of ordination by clicking here. The Monitor will post additional coverage on Father Bowden’s funeral services in the days to come.