A Mass of Christian burial for the Rev. James A. McEnerney, S.J., a judge of the Archdiocesan Tribunal and a former treasurer of Loyola College, will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Calvert and Madison streets.
Father McEnerney, who was 77, died Tuesday at the Jesuit Provincial residence after a heart attack.
He joined the tribunal, which decides cases brought under canon law, as a research consultant in 1969. He became a defender of the bond in 1974 and was named a judge in 1981.
A staff member of Manresa, the retreat house near Annapolis, from 1965 until 1969, he had been an assistant pastor at St. Ignatius Church from 1959 until 1965.
For three years before that, he had been treasurer of the college, a post he took after serving a year as assistant treasurer of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus.
While serving as assistant treasurer and for several years before that, he was assigned to Gesu Church in Philadelphia, where he was an assistant pastor.
He also served as pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Pomfret from 1950 until 1953 and as a teacher or counselor at the Scranton Preparatory School, St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia and, from 1939 until 1941, at Loyola High School.
A native of Philadelphia, he was educated at St. Joseph's Preparatory School, St. Isaac Jogues Novitiate at Wernersville, Pa., and at Woodstock College. He was ordained in 1944.
He is survived by three sisters, Anna T. Barber of Philadelphia, Sister Anne Mary McEnerney, I.H.M., of Immaculata, Pa., and Julia Taraschi of South Hampton, Pa.; and a brother, Frank McEnerney of Philadelphia.