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Curriculum Vitae: Bishop-Elect Robert J. Coyle, 48

Curriculum Vitae: 
Bishop-Elect Robert J. Coyle, 48

Brooklyn, New York 23 September 1964

Robert and Kathryn Coyle reside in Cold Spring Hills, NY

Kathryn married to Michael DeAngelis reside in Albertson, NY


  • Saint Edward the Confessor Elementary School, Syosset, NY 1978
  • Saint Mary's Boys High School Manhasset, NY 1982
  • Fordham University, BA Economics, 1986
  • Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington, NY M.DIV 1991, MA 1998

May 25, 1991, Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY
By Bishop John R. McGann at Saint Agnes Cathedral Rockville Centre, NY

Commissioned, Ensign US Navy June 3, 1988
24.5 years Active and Reserve Duty. (Present Rank: Commander)
Retired from the Naval Reserve January 1, 2013
Served as a Chaplain Candidate, Reserve Chaplain and Active Duty Chaplain


  • Saint Dominic Oyster Bay, NY: Associate Pastor 1991-1996
  • Saint Patrick Glen Cove, NY: Associate Pastor 1996-1999
  • Military Archdiocese 1999-2009 (Active Duty)
  • 3rd Marine Division Okinawa Japan 1999-2000 (Deployed to SE Asia as Landing Force Chaplain May- Sept 2000)
  • Promoted to Lieutenant Commander May 2000
  • USS Harry S. TRUMAN (CVN75) Aircraft Carrier. 2000 - 2003
    (Deployed to Middle East, 2000-2001, Operation Southern Watch; 2002-2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  • US Merchant Marine Academy 2003- 2007. 
    Reported as Assistant Command Chaplain and then assigned as Command Chaplain.  Promoted to Commander US Navy April 2005
  • USS Dwight D. EISENHOWER (CVN69) Aircraft Carrier 2007- 2009.  Command Chaplain (Deployed to Middle East, 2009 for Operation Enduring Freedom)
  • August 2009 separated from Active Duty. Returned to Reserve status.
  • September 8, 2009 present: pastor, Corpus Christi Church Mineola, NY
  • Chaplain to His Holiness 2008
  • 4th Degree Knight of Columbus


St. Agnes Cathedral Music
29 Quealy Place
Rockville Centre, New York

516.764.9578, ext. 203

Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM
Christopher Houlihan, Concert Organist
Suggested Donation of $15 and $10

The young American musician Christopher Houlihan is widely acknowledged as one of the brightest stars in the new generation of organists, praised by the media as “gifted” (New York Times), “dazzling” (Wall Street Journal), and “eloquent” (Los Angeles Times). Houlihan has established an international reputation for his artistry with audience-captivating performances in celebrated venues in major cities across North America and Europe.

All are welcomed to attend this wonderful concert by this very talented young organist. 

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