Fonds MON - Bishop Peter J. Monahan papers

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Bishop Peter J. Monahan papers

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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CA RCDCA MON

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  • 1932-1935 (Creation)
    Creator
    Monahan, Peter J., 1882-1947

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10 cm of textual records
1 photograph

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(May 4, 1882 - 1947)

Biographical history

Born near Montreal at St. Lin, Quebec on May 4, 1882, he studied at the Bourget College of the Clerics of St. Viator in Rigaud, Quebec. He studied theology at the Grand Seminary in Montreal. He was ordained in 1909 in Montreal and went to work for the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie except for during the years 1921 to 1923 he taught in the Seminary at Joliette. After ordination he was secretary to Bishop Scollard, Chancellor, rector of the pro-Cathedral in North Bay, and missionary to local mining centres. In 1923 Monahan was appointed pastor of St. Patrick's in Fort William. He was appointed Bishop of Calgary on Jun 10, 1932, consecrated in North Bay on Aug 10 and took possession of his See Aug 18. In 1935 Monahan was appointed Archbishop of Regina where he died on May 6, 1947.

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The fonds consists of papers created by Bishop Monahan while he was Bishop of Calgary. They include correspondence and some photographs.

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Bishop's Office

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  • English

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Other material related to Bishop Monahan will be available at the Archdiocese of Regina Archives, where Monahan was transferred when he left Calgary.

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MON

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RCDCA

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Draft

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created Aug 4, 2015

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  • English

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