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4,'4   XIEN O CAN Agra.


Bothwell, Ont.,
son of Will. Cummins, was
boril in the year iSjo at Kingston,
Ont. He received his early educational
training at St. 'Michael's College, To-
ronto, and his theological training in
Montreal College, where he studied
three years. He was ordained to the
priesthood in the year ISIS by Arcli-
bishop Walsh. His first appointment
was to Irishtown, where he labored for
fifteen inoiitlis. He was then appointed
to Coruuna, where he remained nine
months. He then became pastor of St.
Mary's Church, London, remaining

there a rear and a half. He was then appointed parish priest of Woodslee, where lie labored with great acceptance for fire years. The Bishop then formed a new parish at Bismarck, and the subject of our sketch was appointed first pastor, remaining there nine months. He was then appointed to the Mission of Raleigh, where he labored for over two years, when he was removed to Thamesville, Wardsville and Bothwell, liis present charge. Here he is lield ill high esteem by all classes in the community irrespective of creed or party. In politics he is a Conservative.


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