Sulpice, Montreal, %N-liere he completed his studies preparatory to entering the priesthood. In 187o he ,vas ordained priest at Lon-don, Out., by the present Archbishop. He was then appointed assistant at the Cathedral, Toronto, and at Barrie. In 1871 he be-came assistant priest at St. Catharines. Iii 1872 he «as appointed parish priest of Niagara, and subsequently lie became priest of F'los, Simcoe County. In 1877 he returned to Toronto and became econoine and assistant rector and chancellor at the Cathedral. In 1881 lie was appointed to St. Mary's Church, Toronto, where he remained for nearly six years. In i SS6 he became parish priest of Newmarket, and remained there until 1891, AN-hen lie received his present appointment, Dean of Barrie. While residing in Toronto he was financial secretary and treasurer of the Sepa-
rate School Board, during which time
inany clew schools were erected, and
through his instrumentality the City
Council issued debentures by «hick
the separate schools received money for
building purposes on the same prin-
ciple as the public schools received it.
During his ministration in the various
parishes debts were wiped out and the
different churches renovated, and fully
supplied with necessary articles of fur-
niture befitting the services of God.
During these years he has made three
trips to Europe, and was secretary to
the late Archbishop Lynch on his
journey of 1879 to Rome.