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Rev. Barry Cabell

1947 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Rev. Barry Cabell Obituary
CABELL, C.S.C., Rev. Barry

Aug. 1, 1947 - June 16, 2014

Rev. Barry Cabell, C.S.C., 66, died Monday (June 16, 2014) at Brother Andre House, Austin, Texas.

He was born on Aug. 1, 1947, in Long Beach, Calif., to Edward and Ruth (Miller) Cabell. He graduated from St. Anthony Boy's High School in Long Beach and attended the University of Louisville (Ky.) from 1965-1966. Fr. Cabell was received into the South West Province of Holy Cross Brothers on Jan. 25, 1967. He made his first profession of vows on Jan. 26, 1968; and made his final profession on Jan. 26, 1973, in Hayward, Calif. He received his bachelor's degree from St. Edward's University, Austin, on Dec. 20, 1969. As a Holy Cross brother, Fr. Cabell taught at St. Anthony's High School, Long Beach, in the spring of 1970 and then moved to Moreau High School, Hayward, in the fall and served there until 1974. He received his master's degree from California State University Hayward in 1974. He was a school psychologist at St. Anthony's High School from 1975-1976, where he served as principal from 1976-1977. He studied at Penn State University, State College, Pa., from 1978-80. He returned to St. Anthony's in 1981 and served in private practice in San Antonio from 1983-1987.

Fr. Cabell transferred to the Southern Province of Holy Cross in1987, where he began priestly formation. He was ordained to the priesthood on March 14, 1989, in San Antonio. Fr. Cabell studied Spanish at the Instituto de Idiomas, Cochabamba, Bolivia, from 1989 to 1990. He served as assistant pastor of Parroquia de Santo Tomas Moro, Guadalupe, Mexico, in 1990. From 1990-1991, Fr. Cabell was associate pastor of St. Ignatius Martyr Parish in Austin, where he served as pastor from 1991-1999. From 1999-2001, Fr. Cabell was pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Canada. In 2001 and 2002, he assisted at the Provincial House in Austin, TX. From 2002-2004, he served as pastor of Holy Family Parish, Copperas Cove, Texas. From 2004-2011, Fr. Cabell was pastor of St. Paul's Parish in Austin. In 2011, he moved to Brother Andre House in Austin. He was minister to priests in the Diocese of Austin in 2012-2014. Fr. Cabell's parents are deceased.

A Wake Service will be held Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm at St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church in Austin, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 am, Monday, June 23, 2014 at St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church with the Rite of Christian Burial immediately following at Assumption Cemetery, Austin.

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Published in Austin American-Statesman from June 19 to June 23, 2014
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