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James Joseph Carbery

Third Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario, b. in the County Westmeath, Ireland, May 1, 1823; d. at Cork, December 17, 1887

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Carbery, JAMES JOSEPH, third Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario, b. in the County Westmeath, Ireland, May 1, 1823; d. at Cork, December 17, 1887. His early education was received at the Seminary of Navan. He entered at an early age the Order of St. Dominic, and made his course of philosophy and theology at Viterbo and Rome. Returning to Ireland in 1849, he soon became known for his learning, eloquence, and zealous labors. He filled many important positions in his order, and became an assistant to the master general. In 1883 he was appointed Bishop of Hamilton, and was consecrated m Rome, November 11 of the same year. He died while seeking to restore his broken health by a visit to his native country.

V. F. O’DANIEL


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