Monahan, Peter J., 1882-1947

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Monahan, Peter J., 1882-1947

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  • Bishop Peter Joseph Monahan
  • Bishop Peter J. Monahan

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May 4, 1882 - 1947


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.


Born at St. Lin, Quebec on May 4, 1882; Studied at the Grand Seminary, Montreal; Priest of the Diocese of Sault Ste.. Marie; pastor of St. Patrick's, Fort William; Bishop of Calgary from Jun 10, 1932 to 1935, when he was appointed Archbishop of Regina. He died on May 6,1947 and his funeral was celebrated on May 14, 1947.

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