(1870-1937), Roman Catholic priest, was born
on 22 June 1870
in Co. Roscommon, the son of William Boyd and Mary McLoughlin.
Julius Boyd emigrated to the United States and professed in the
Congregation of the Passion (C.P.), West Hoboken, New Jersey. Fr. Boyd was ordained
on 8 December 1898 by cardinal Gibbons in Baltimore. He served as a preacher in St. Paul of the Cross
Province, Holy Cross Province, and St. Joseph Province. Boyd lived
in Louisville, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; Union City, New
Jersey; and Scranton, Pennsylvania, and served as a chaplain at
St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. In 1899-1909 Fr. Boyd worked with
the Irish Catholics in the Anglo-Hibernian province in
Argentina, where he returned on 5 November 1932. On 11 May 1935
he left again and spent his last years as a member of the
Jamaica, New York monastery community. Fr. Boyd died on 17
Historical Archives, Passionist Biographies (www.cpprovince.org/archives),
accessed 20 October 2005.
Santiago M., Los Capellanes Irlandeses en la Colectividad
Hiberno Argentina durante el siglo XIX (Buenos Aires, 1954).