Funeral Mass will be celebrated Aug. 12, 11 a.m. at St. James the Less Church in La Crescenta for Msgr. Thomas Doyle, 83, former pastor, who died Aug. 5.Born in Mooncoin, County Kilkenny, Ireland, he graduated from St. John’s College seminary in Waterford and was ordained there June 17, 1954. Msgr. Doyle began his ministry that same year in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, serving as an associate pastor at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Wilmington from early December 1954 to mid-September 1958. After serving three years in the archdiocesan marriage tribunal, he ministered as an associate priest at St. Joseph the Worker, Winnetka, (1961-66); St. Anthony, San Gabriel (1966-72); and St. John of God, Norwalk (1972-73).He served for a year as administrator of St. John of God and led the parish as pastor from 1974-84. Msgr. Doyle was then named pastor of St. James the Less, and ministered there until his retirement in 1998. He was elevated to a Prelate of His Holiness (monsignor) in 1995. A viewing/rosary will take place Aug. 11, 5-6:30 p.m., followed by a Vigil Mass at 7 p.m. at St. James the Less. Condolence cards may be sent to: Rev. Dick Delahunty, St. Nicholas Church, 24252 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92637. Burial will be in Ireland at a later date.