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The Scottish Catholics in Prince Edward Island 1772 - 1922
List of Scottish Priests


Who have Laboured in Prince Edward Island
From
The Arrival of the Emigrants in 1772
Till The
Erection of the Monument at Scotchfort in 1922

REVEREND JAMES MACDONALD

Born in Scotland. Made his early studies at home. Went to the Scots College in Rome, where he was raised to the holy Priesthood in the year 1769. Labored on the Missions of Scotland for three years. Came to P. E. Island with the immigrants of 1772 and remained with them till his death in 1885. His remains lie in an unmarked grave, in the old French cemetery at Scotchfort.

RIGHT REVEREND ANGUS BERNARD MACEACHERN

First Bishop of Charlottetown. Born in Scotland. Studied with Bishop Hugh Macdonald, Vicar Apostolic of the Highland District. Finished his studies at Valladolid in Spain, where he was ordained priest in the year 1787. A missionary in Scotland for three years. Came to P. E. Island with immigrants in the year 1790. Became Auxiliary Bishop in 1819. Consecrated Bishop at Quebec in 1821. Became Bishop of Charlottetown in 1829. Died at Savage Harbor in the year 1835.

RIGHT REVEREND BERNARD DONALD MACDONALD

Second Bishop of Charlottetown. First native of Prince Edward Island raised to the priesthood. Born at Allisary, near Mount Stewart. Made principal studies at the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained there in 1822. Labored on the missions of the Diocese of Charlottetown for about thirty seven years. Succeeded Bishop MacEachern in 1836. Consecrated Bishop in St. Patrick's Church Quebec, in October 1837. Died at Saint Dunstan's College, on the 30th of December in year 1859. His remains lie under the sanctuary of St. Dunstan's Cathedral, Charlottetown.

REVEREND AUGUSTINE MACDONALD

Brother of Capt. John McDonald of Glenaladale. Born in Scotland. Ordained priest in Rome. Spent over thirty years on the missions in Scotland. Came to Prince Edward Island in his old age, and went to live with his brother at Tracadie, where he remained till his death.

REVEREND JOHN MACDONALD

Son of Captain John Macdonald of Glenaladale. Born at Tracadie. Made his primary studies at his home. Later, studied in England, and finally went to Paris for the study of Theology, and there he was ordained priest in the year 1825. Spent five years on the Missions of the Diocese of Glasgow in Scotland. Returned to P. E. Island, in the year 1830, bringing with him the original settlers of Fort Augustus. Spent eight years on the missions of King's County. Afterwards went to England, and lived at Brighton near London, where he died in the year 1874.

REVEREND FRANCIS JOHN MACDONALD

First student of St. Andrew's College raised to the priesthood. Born at East Point. Made his early studies in the district school. Entered Saint Andrew's College soon after it opened. Went to St. Hyacinthe College in the Province of Quebec, and later to the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained Priest in the year 1840. In the fall of that year came to Launching and for the next sixty years had charge of many of the missions of King's County. Died at Saint George's in the Month of August 1900.

VERY REVEREND JAMES MACDONALD

Born at Saint Andrew's. One of the first students to enter Saint Andrew's College. Completed his studies at the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained priest in the Cathedral, on the 26th of June 1842. Spent a short time in Quebec, to gain some insight into the work of the ministry. Returned to Prince Edward Island, and was appointed to the missions of eastern Prince County. Was rector of St. Dunstan's College for many years. Became Pastor of Saint Andrew's and Morell in the autumn of the year 1880. Named Domestic Prelate by his Holiness Pope Leo XIII in August 1887. Died at Charlottetown in the year 1905, and was buried in the cemetery of St. Andrews' Parish.

REVEREND JAMES AENEAS MACINTYRE

Born at East Point. Made primary studies at Saint Andrew's College. Went to Rome, and was there ordained priest in the year 1842. Received the title Doctor of Divinity at the Propaganda at the close of his studies. Returned home in the following summer and forthwith became assistant to Father Brady, at Vernon River and Saint Andrew's. Later, he became pastor of Saint Andrew's and Morell. Built the original church at Baldwin's Road. Left the Diocese of Charlottetown at the close of the year 1848, and repaired to Upper Canada. Thence he passed to the United States, where he remained till his death.

RIGHT REVEREND PETER MACINTYRE

Third Bishop of Charlottetown. Born at Cable Head, in King's County. Studied at Saint Andrew's College, and afterwards at the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained in the Cathedral on the 26th of February 1843. Appointed to the western missions of Prince County and went to live at Tignish, where he resided till he was consecrated Bishop in the Month of August, 1860. He ruled the diocese of Charlottetown for upwards of thirty years with consummate skill and prudence. He died suddenly at Antigonish, April 30, 1891, and is buried under the Church of St. Peter's in his native parish.

REVEREND PIUS MACPHEE

Born at St. Margaret's. One of the earlier students at St. Andrew's College. Continued his studies at the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained at Rustico by Bishop Macdonald in August 1843. Served on the missions of King's County, particularly at St. Andrew's and St. Peter's. He died suddenly at Tracadie on the 2nd of July 1889, and was buried in the parish cemetery of Saint Bonaventure's Tracadie.

REVEREND DANIEL MACDONALD

A native of Saint Andrew's Parish, where he commenced his studies. When the College was closed in 1844, he set out for Rome, entered the Propaganda College, and was raised to the priesthood, on the 5th of April 1851. On his return to Prince Edward Island he was appointed assistant to the Bishop in the Parish of Rustico, and Hope River. Later he had charge of the most eastern missions of King's County. Was parish priest in Charlottetown for some years. Afterwards professor at Saint Dunstan's College, and finally pastor at Georgetown, where he died in the beginning of the year 1886. He lies at rest, in the cemetery of the Parish of St. James, Georgetown.

REVEREND ANGUS MACDONALD

Born in the Parish of St. Columba's, East Point. Made early studies at the Central Academy in Charlottetown. Entered the Seminary at Quebec, but after one year was obliged to return home on account of bad health. Made private studies with Bishop Macdonald at Rustico, and was there ordained priest on November 21st, 1855. First Rector of St. Dunstan's College, a position he held for almost fifteen years. Pastor at Fort Augustus, Baldwin's Road and Cardigan Bridge. Spent some time as assistant at Rustico. Died in Charlottetown April 29th 1889, and was buried in the cemetery of St. Dunstan's, Charlottetown.

REVEREND DUGALD STANISLAUS MACDONALD

Born in Invernesshire, Scotland. Came to Prince Edward Island about the close of the year 1858. Appointed assistant to Bishop Macdonald at Rustico. Later served at Kinkora and Kelly's Cross and Tignish. Went to Miramichi early in the year 1861, where a few years later, he met his death by drowning.

REVEREND DUGALD M. MACDONALD

Born at Pisquid in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Made his earliest studies in the district school. Entered St. Dunstan's College soon after it opened. The first student of St. Dunstan's to be raised to the priesthood. Studied Theology at the Grand Seminary of Quebec. Ordained in Charlottetown by Bishop MacIntyre on November 21st, 1861. He immediately took up work in the Parish of Tignish. Later was appointed to the missions in eastern King's County. Some years afterwards he returned to Tignish, where he continues his ministerial labors, despite the infirmities of old age. In the month of November 1886, he celebrated the silver jubilee of his ordination, and was raised to the dignity of Domestic Prelate, in recognition of his long service to the Diocese. Twenty five years later he had the rare privilege of celebrating his golden jubilee. While still in the active discharge of his duties as parish priest, it was his great distinction to celebrate his diamond anniversary in November 1921.

REVEREND DUGALD J. MACISAAC

A native of Vernon River Parish. Amongst the earliest students at Saint Dunstan's College. Studied Theology at the Grand Seminary of Quebec. Ordained Priest by Bishop MacIntyre on the 20th of August 1863. His first charge was at Tignish, where he spent about four years. Left the Diocese, and went to the United States. He never again returned to Prince Edward Island.

REVEREND DONALD FRANCIS MACDONALD

Native of Saint Andrew's. Studied at Saint Dunstan's College. Afterwards at the Grand Seminary of Quebec. Ordained in Charlottetown by Bishop MacIntyre November 23rd, 1864. Spent the first months of his priestly career with his uncle Very Reverend James Macdonald, Pastor at Indian River. Took charge of the Missions of Souris, Rollo Bay and Little Pond, in King's County, and died at Souris on the 17th of April 1902, and was buried in the Parish cemetery.

REVEREND RONALD BERNARD MACDONALD

Born at Bedeque. Attended the district school for some time. Entered St. Dunstan's College at an early age. Finished his studies at the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained priest by Bishop MacIntyre on September 14th, 1866. Professor at St. Dunstan's College for some time. Pastor at Miscouche, Wellington and Grand River. Joined the Jesuits in the United States, with whom he remained some years. Returned to his native Diocese, and having spent some time as Pastor at Rustico and afterwards at Souris, he retired from the active ministry, and took up his quarters at the Charlottetown Hospital where he remained till his death in the month of November 1922.

REVEREND RODOLPHUS PETER MACPHEE

A native of the Parish of St. George's. Attended the district school. Studied privately for a time under the direction of his pastor Rev. Francis J. Macdonald. Made his theological course in France. Ordained Priest, by the Bishop of Evreux, on June 29th, 1867. Had charge of St. Andrew's and St. Peter's for a time. Had charge of Rustico, till the year 1888, when ill-health forced him to retire. Spent some time in Colorado, whence he returned and took up his residence in Charlottetown, and later at Georgetown, where he died in the month of November 1900. His remains lie in the Cemetery of his native parish of St. George's.

REVEREND JAMES AENEAS MACDONALD

Born at Pisquid in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Made his classical course at St. Dunstan's College. Took up the study of Theology in the Grand Seminary of Montreal. Ordained priest in the Cathedral of Charlottetown by Bishop Maclnyre on December 22nd in the year 1867. Had charge of various missions throughout the Diocese, notably at Cascumpec, Brae, Lot 11, Kelly's Cross and Hope River. Died at the Charlottetown Hospital, August 9th, 1913, and was buried in the cemetery at St. Andrew's.

REVEREND JAMES LAMONT

Born in Scotland. Came to Prince Edward Island in the fall of the year 1868. Professor at St. Dunstan's. College, and afterwards Pastor at St. Andrew's, Morell and St. Peter's. Went abroad to the Province of Ontario, where he labored till his death.

RIGHT REVEREND DANIEL JEROME GILLIS

Born at Miscouche. Made his classical studies at St. Dunstan's College. Went to the Grand Seminary of Montreal for the study of Theology. Ordained in the Cathedral of Montreal on May 1st, 1870. Has been Pastor at St. Andrew's, St. Peter's, Morell, East Point, Indian River and Freetown. Raised to the Dignity of Domestic Prelate by Pope Leo XIII. Gave a splendid contribution towards the monument erected at Scotchfort. Continues to labor in the vineyard of the Lord, with the energy and zeal of his& earlier years.

REV. JAMES JOSEPH ALEXANDER MACDONALD

Born at St. Andrew's. Studied at St. Dunstan's College and afterwards in the Seminary of Montreal. Ordained in the church of his native parish, by Bishop Maclntyre on the 23rd of October 1870. His health was, for his friends a constant source of anxiety, and in fact he was never able to take up the work of the holy ministry. He continued to live at the home of his father at St. Andrew's, and there he died on the 11th of August 1872, leaving behind him a wonderful reputation for personal sanctity. His remains lie under the sanctuary of St. Andrew's Church, close to the tomb of the illustrious and saintly Bishop MacEachern.

REVEREND DONALD JAMES GREGORY MACDONALD

A native of St. Andrew's Parish. When quite young he entered St. Dunstan's College, and later went to Rome to continue his studies. Failing health obliged him to return home, and after a period of forced repose, he entered the Seminary of Montreal, where he was raised to the holy priesthood on the 8th of October of the year 1871. His first employment in the Diocese was that of assistant to Reverend Peter MacPhee at Rustico. Later he was in charge of East Point and St. Margaret's, and from there he moved to St. George's. Finding the infirmities of old age coming fast upon him, he retired from the active ministry, and is spending his declining days, in his private home at Morell.

RIGHT REVEREND JAMES CHARLES MACDONALD

The fourth Bishop of Charlottetown. Born at Allisary in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Studied at the Central Academy in Charlottetown, from which he graduated with a teacher's license. He afterwards entered St. Dunstan's College, and having finished his Classical course, he went to the Grand Seminary of Montreal for the study of theology. Ordained to the priesthood, in the Cathedral of Charlottetown, by Bishop MacIntyre on the 4th of July 1873. He was for a time Professor at St. Dunstan's College, and somewhat later Pastor of Cardigan Bridge, Georgetown, and Baldwin's Road. Became Rector of St. Dunstan's College and whilst holding that position was appointed Coadjutor to the Bishop of Charlottetown, to whom he succeeded on the death of the latter on the 30th of April, 1891. Ruled the Diocese, for upwards of twenty years, and died at the episcopal residence in the Month of December 1912. His remains lie under the sanctuary of St. Dunstan's Cathedral, Charlottetown.

REVEREND MICHAEL J. MACMILLAN

A native of the Parish of Indian River. Spent several years at St. Dunstan's College. Made his theological studies at the Grand Seminary of Montreal. Ordained in Charlottetown by Bishop MacIntyre, on July 4th, 1873. Spent a short time at the Cathedral of Charlottetown. Afterwards had charge of the Missions of Grand River West, and adjacent Missions. Transferred to St. Theresa's, where he died July 12, 1898, and was buried in the Parish cemetery.

REVEREND ALLAN J. MACDONALD

A native of St. Andrew's, where he received the rudiments of his education. Entered St. Dunstan's College, and on the completion of his classical course, went to Montreal to the Grand Seminary for the study of theology. Returned home and was ordained priest by Bishop MacIntyre, in the Parish church of Indian River, on the 5th of July 1874. A few years professor at St. Dunstan's College, and later was appointed to the Parish of Fort Augustus, where he is still engaged in the work of the ministry, after a period of forty five years.

REVEREND LAUGHLIN J. MACDONALD

Born in the Parish of Morell. Educated at St. Dunstan's College. Continued his studies at the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained priest on the 24th of February 1878. After his ordination he spent some time at Sillery Quebec, and on his return home was appointed assistant at the Cathedral of Charlottetown. Some time later was placed in charge of the Missions of Grand River West and Lot II, and Brae and continued in that locality till his health failed and he was obliged to retire from the active ministry and take up his residence at the City Hospital, Charlottetown. During the time of his retirement, he founded the Orphanage of St. Vincent de Paul, near Charlottetown. He died at the Hospital on the 4th of March 1916, and was buried amongst his kindred in the cemetery at St. Andrew's.

REVEREND EDWARD WALKER, D. D.

A native of Launching in the Parish of St. George's. Studied in the district school, where he won a scholarship at Prince of Wales College, and later spent several years at St. Dunstan's College. Made his theological studies at the Grand Seminary of Quebec. Ordained Priest by Bishop MacIntyre in the Cathedral of Charlottetown, July 9th, 1877. Professor at St. Dunstan's College. Appointed Pastor at Rollo Bay and Little Pond, where he sill carries on the work of the ministry.

REVEREND ALEXANDER MACGILLIVRAY

A native of the Diocese of Antigonish. Came to the Diocese of Charlottetown in the fall of the year 1879, and was appointed to the Cathedral in Charlottetown. He founded there a branch of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, which continues till this day its charitable work amongst the poor of Charlottetown. He died at the Bishop's Palace on the 4th of July 1883, and was buried in the Cathedral cemetery, where his friends raised a fitting monument to his memory.

REVEREND RODERICK MACDONALD

Another priest of the Diocese of Antigonish, who labored in the Diocese of Charlottetown, was Rev. Roderick Macdonald. He came to Prince Edward Island in the autumn of the year 1876, and was placed in charge of the Parish of St. Peter's. He remained here almost two years, and returned to his native Diocese where he still lives. He has been for some time in retirement and lives in a private residence in the town of Antigonish.

REVEREND ANGUS J. MACINTYRE

A nephew of Bishop MacIntyre, was born in the Parish of St. Margaret's. Studied at St. Dunstan's College, and later at the Propaganda College in Rome, where he was raised to the priesthood on February 8th 1883. Was for a time at the Cathedral in Charlottetown, and again served the missions of Tracadie, Corran Ban, Covehead, East Point and Morell. Resides at the present at the City Hospital in Charlottetown.

REVEREND JOHN A. MACDONALD

Born at Pisquid in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Made his studies at St. Dunstan's College and at the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained priest, on the 4th of January 1885. Professor at St. Dunstan's College, and later appointed pastor at Miscouche and Wellington and finally at Grand River and Lennox Island, where he still carries on the work of the ministry. Appointed by the Government Indian Commissioner for all the Micmac Indians residing in the Province.

REVEREND RONALD J. GILLIS

Born in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Made his studies at St. Dunstan's College and at the Propaganda College in Rome. Ordained priest in Rome on the 24th of April 1886. Assistant to Bishop MacIntyre at St. Peter's Bay, and afterwards Pastor of the Parish. Died in the Charlottetown Hospital on the 12th of December 1912, and was buried under the sanctuary of the Church of St. Peter's beside the tomb of Bishop MacIntyre.

VERY REVEREND JOSEPH C. MACLEAN

Born at De Gros Marsh in the Parish of St. George's. Made his early studies under the direction of Reverend Francis J. Macdonald. Spent some years at St. Dunstan's College. Finished his preparation for the priesthood at the Seminary of Quebec, and received ordination there on the 13th of June 1886. Assistant in his native Parish, and again for some time at the Cathedral of Charlottetown. Appointed to the spiritual charge of East Point and St. Margaret's. Thence he returned to St. George's, where he was pastor till the death of Reverend Francis J. Macdonald. His next position in the Diocese was Pastor of Summerside, and later he was appointed to the Parish of Souris, where he still labors for the honor and glory of the Divine Master. Was appointed Vicar General of the Diocese by His Lordship Bishop Henry J. O'Leary, and confirmed in that position by the present incumbent of the Diocese of Charlottetown.

REVEREND JOHN JAMES MACDONALD

Born at Glenfinnan, in the Parish of Fort Augustus. Studied at St. Dunstan's College, and afterwards at Montreal where he was ordained priest on the 22nd of December 1888. Was for a time assistant at the Cathedral of Charlottetown. Afterwards Pastor at Kinkora and Seven Mile Bay, where he spent almost thirty years, when ho was transferred to Summerside, where he still labors with zeal and success for the salvation of souls.

REVEREND JOHN C. MACMILLAN

Born at Dundas in the Parish of St. George's. Studied under the direction of his pastor Reverend Francis John Macdonald, and afterwards at the Prince of Wales College. Went to the Seminary of Quebec, where he was raised to the priesthood on the 22nd of December 1888. Assistant at St. George's for two years. In charge of the Parish of Palmer Road till forced to retire from active labor owing to ill-health. Pastor at Cardigan Bridge, for upwards of twenty years. Is now in retirement, and lives at the Charlottetown Hospital.

REVEREND ALEXANDER P. MACLELLAN

Born at Grand River Lot 14. Studied at the Normal School in Charlottetown. Taught school for years. Entered St. Dunstan's College. Later he went to the Seminary of Quebec, and at the completion of his studies was ordained at Montreal on the 5th of June 1890. On two occasions he was appointed Rector of St. Dunstan's College. Pastor at St. Margaret's and at present Pastor of St. Andrew's, where he cares on the work of the ministry in the interest of the souls committed to his care.

REVEREND ALEXANDER MACAULAY

A native of the Parish of St. Peter's. Made his studies at St. Dunstan's College, and afterwards at the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained in Montreal on the 5th of June 1890. Assistant at the Charlottetown Cathedral and Secretary Lo the Bishop. Appointed Pastor at Morel]. Later in charge of the Mission of Hope River. At present Pastor at St. Peter's, his native parish, where he labors successfully in the interest of the people under his care.

RIGHT REVEREND JAMES MORRISON

Born in the Parish of St. Andrew's. Studied at the Normal School, and graduated with a teacher's license. Spent some time at St. Dunstan's College, whence he set out for Rome and entered the Propaganda College. Ordained priest in Rome on the first of November in the year 1889. On his return to Prince Edward Island, he spent some time as Professor at St. Dunstan's College, and assistant at the Cathedral, and afterwards he became Pastor of Vernon River Parish, and while there, he was appointed Bishop of Antigonish. In this sphere of action, he has achieved a great measure of success, and continues the good work to the joy and edification of his flock.

REVEREND IGNATIUS R. A. MACDONALD

Born at Charlottetown. Made his studies at St. Dunstan's College. Completed them at the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained priest in Charlottetown on June 25th 1893. For a time Professor at St. Dunstan's College. Appointed Pastor of St. Theresa's Parish, in the year 1898, where he still remains, laboring with success in that portion of the Vineyard of the Lord.

REVEREND ALEXANDER J. MACDOUGALL

A native of the Parish of Grand River west. He spent a term at the Normal School in Charlottetown. Taught school for a time. Entered St. Dunstan's College. Continued his higher studies in the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained priest by Bishop Macdonald in the Cathedral of Charlottetown on the 5th of June 1893. Remained for some years as professor at St. Dunstan's College. Appointed Pastor of the Missions of Brae and Lot II. Became assistant to Reverend Dugald Macdonald in Tignish, where he continued till his death early in the year 1923. He lies buried in the Cemetery of St. Simon and Judge, Tignish.

REVEREND DAMIEN J. A. MACDONALD

Born at Glenfinnan, in the Parish of Fort Augustus. Entered St. Dunstan's College at an early age, and subsequently went to the Grand Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained. Served as assistant to Reverend Francis J. Macdonald at St. George's for a few months. His health was poor all the while, and at the beginning of November 1891, he was forced to take a complete rest. He retired to his former home at Glenfinnan, and there on the 23rd of November 1891, he breathed his last. His remains lie buried in the cemetery of his native Parish Fort Augustus.

REVEREND JOHN B. MACINTYRE

Born at Grand River West. Studied at the Normal School in Charlottetown, and afterwards taught school. Entered St. Dunstan's College for a time, and later proceeded to Montreal, where he took up the study of Theology in the Grand Seminary. Ordained priest at Grand River on the 24th of June 1905. Employed for a time as professor at St. Dunstan's College, and later was appointed Pastor at Lot Seven. At present he is in charge of the Missions of Tracadie, Corran Ban and Covehead. Where he carries on the work of the ministry to the joy and admiration of his flock.

REVEREND JAMES AUGUSTINE MACDONALD

A native of Orwell. Had studied at the Prince of Wales College, whence he went forth with a teacher's license, and spent some time as teacher in the public schools. He subsequently entered St. Dunstan's College, and later went to the Seminary of Quebec for the study of theology. Here he was ordained in the Month of June 1896. He spent one year as a professor at St. Dunstan's College, and at the end of that term, went west to the Diocese of Fargo, and thus severed his connection with the Diocese of Charlottetown. Some years later, whilst in failing health, he paid a visit to his former home, and during his stay he died rather suddenly, and was buried in the cemetery of his native parish of Vernon River.

REVEREND A. BERNARD MACDONALD

Born in the parish of St. Francis De Sales at Little Pond, and began his studies in the district school. He taught in the public schools for a time, and subsequently entered the College of the Propaganda in Rome where he continued his studies and was raised to the holy priesthood in the year 1904. He returned to his native Diocese and spent nine years as professor in St. Dunstan's College, and at the end of that time he left Prince Edward Island, and went abroad, settling down in the Diocese of Calgary, in Alberta, where he is still employed in the work of the sacred ministry.

REVEREND TERRENCE CAMPBELL

Born at Millcove near Tracadie and entered the district school at an early age. He afterwards spent a term at the Normal School in Charlottetown, and took up the profession of teacher in the public schools of the Province. He entered St. Dunstan's College, and at the completion of his classics set out for Rome, where he took up Philosophy and Theology at the College of the Propaganda. There he was raised to the priesthood on the 15th of June 1898. On his return home, he was named professor at St. Dunstan's College, and later became Rector. Was for a time Pastor of Kelly's Cross and Lot 65, and later was transferred to Alberton, where he still devotes himself to feed the flock of Christ.

REVEREND GREGORY J. MACLELLAN, D. D.

A native of St. George's Parish, where he acquired the rudiments of an education in the district school. He spent some time at the Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, whence he came forth with a teacher's license, and spent some time teaching in the public schools. Aiming higher, he entered St. Dunstan's College, and at the close of his classical course, he went to the Seminary of Quebec where he studied Theology, and received the title Doctor of Divinity. He was ordained priest in the Cathedral of Quebec on the 17th of May, in year 1903. Professor at St. Dunstan's College, and later Priest in charge at the Cathedral of Charlottetown. Later appointed Rector at St. Dunstan's College a position he still fills to the satisfaction of all.

REVEREND KENNETH C. MACPHERSON

A native of the Parish of Vernon River. Having begun his education in the primary schools, he graduated with a teacher's license from the Normal School, and devoted himself to teaching in the public schools. He again took up his studies and went for a time to St. Dunstan's College, and afterwards to the Seminary Quebec, and having finished his studies, he returned home and was raised to the priesthood in the Cathedral of Charlottetown the 25th of July 1903. He has been for a time at the Cathedral of Charlottetown and at St. Dunstan's College, and later was appointed to the Pastoral care of the parish of St. Margaret's, where he still continues to work efficiently in the interest of souls.

REVEREND PIUS A. MACDONALD

Born at Glencoe, in the Parish of Vernon River. He studied in the district School, and entered the Prince of Wales College, where he procured a teacher's license. He taught school for a time and later entered St. Dunstan's College, and at the close of his classical course, he went to the Seminary of Montreal. Ordained priest by the Bishop of Charlottetown on the 5th of January 1908. He next was engaged at the Cathedral of Charlottetown, and from there went to Morell, where he was named pastor. Soon after this latter appointment, the Great World War broke out, and Father Pius at once offered his services as chaplain at the front. He was overseas till the close of the war, and returned home and was named Parish priest at St. George's. His health failed, whilst in the strength and vigour of his early manhood, and he died at the Charlottetown Hospital in the month of November 1922.

REVEREND RONALD J. MACDONALD

Born in the parish of St. Theresa's. Student at St. Dunstan's College, whence he went to the Seminary of Quebec, where he was raised to the priesthood on June 14th, 1908. In a short time became pastor of the Missions of the Brae and Lot II, and somewhat later was appointed to the spiritual care of the Parish of East Point. Here he continues to carry on the good work of the Lord, amongst the people committed to his spiritual care.

REVEREND JOHN ARCHIBALD MACDONALD

Born at Indian River. Made his classics at St. Dunstan's College. Thence he went to the Seminary of Quebec. Ordained priest at Souris on the 25th of October 1908. Remained assistant at Souris for a number of years, and was appointed Pastor at Lot Seven, where he still resides, and carries on with great success, the spiritual ministration of his parish.

REVEREND BERNARD GILLIS

A native of Saint John, New Brunswick. Studied at St. Dunstan's College. Entered the Seminary of Quebec, where he was ordained priest on the 21st of May 1910. Assistant at East Point for a time, and afterwards pastor. Appointed to the spiritual care of the Parish of All Saints, Cardigan Bridge, where he is still building up the kingdom of Christ amongst souls.

REVEREND JOSEPH CHARLES MACDONALD, D, D.

Born at Orwell in the Parish of Vernon River. A student of St. Dunstan's College. Finished his studies at Quebec. Ordained at Vernon River, on June 11th, 1916. Professor at St. Dunstan's College. Lately appointed Pastor of St. George's, where he has taken up with determination, the good work interrupted by the untimely death of the late Father Pius.

REVEREND WILLIAM V. MACDONALD

A native of Corran Ban. Taught school for a time. Studied later at St. Dunstan's College. Continued his higher studies at Quebec. Ordained at Tracadie, June 10, 1917, at the Cathedral in Charlottetown. Named pastor of Hope River, where he still labors for Christ and for Mother Church.


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