Bishop John Connolly (1750 - February 6, 1825), born in Ireland, was the second bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York. He was ordained a priest on September 24, 1774 and ordained a bishop on November 6, 1814. He served as bishop of the diocese of New York from that date until his death. He is interred in the crypt under the altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
see List of Roman Catholic Bishops and Archbishops of New York