Bishop Thomas Stewart (1925-1994), SSC, JCD, DD,was an Irish Columban priest, who served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chunchon from 1966 until 1994. Thomas Stewart was born in 1925 in Woodford, County Galway, Ireland. Fr Stewart was ordained a priest in 1950 for the Missionary Society of St. Columban, and went to Korea in 1954. He served as Vicar General in the Chunchon Diocese before being elevated in 1966 to Bishop. For health reasons Dr. Stewart retired as bishop in May 1994, and died a few months later in Ireland of a heart attack.
The Diocese of Chunchon is a particular church of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in South Korea. A suffragan in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Seoul, it has ecclesiastic authority over the administrative province of Gangwon-do.
The Missionary Society of St. Columban, commonly known as the Columbans, is a missionary Catholic society of apostolic life, founded in Ireland in 1916 and approved by the Vatican in 1918. Initially it was known as the Maynooth Mission to China. Members may be priests, seminarians or lay workers. Fr John Blowick, one of the two founders of the Society, also founded the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban to share in their work. The society is dedicated to St. Columbanus. The current international headquarters is in Hong Kong.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheju is a Latin rite suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gwangju, South Korea, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
Augustine Francis Schinner was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the first Bishop of the Diocese of Superior, Wisconsin (1905-1913) and first Bishop of the Diocese of Spokane, Washington (1914-1925).
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The Diocese of Calgary is a Latin suffragan diocese of the Metropolitan of Edmonton.
Thomas Joseph Drury DD LHD (1908–1992) served as the first Roman Catholic bishop of San Angelo, Texas and fourth bishop of Corpus Christi.
Thomas Anthony Finnegan was the Bishop of Killala, County Mayo, Ireland from 1987-2002.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunkeld is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in Scotland, forming an episcopal hierarchy distinct from that of England and Wales.
Jesus B. Tuquib is a Filipino archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro in the Philippines. Tuquib first assumed episcopal office as Bishop of the Diocese of Pagadian.
Cecil Richard Rutt CBE was an English Roman Catholic priest and a former Anglican bishop.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Myitkyina is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Burma. Erected in 1939 as the Apostolic Prefecture of Bhamo, the prefecture was created from territory in the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Burma. In 1961, the Prefecture was elevated to a full diocese, suffragan to the Archdiocese of Mandalay. The current bishop is Francis Daw Tang, appointed in 2004. Currently the Diocese manages numerous churches, schools and clinics throughout Kachin State.
Bishop Edward J. Galvin was founder of the Missionary Society of St. Columban and first Bishop of Hanyang, China.
The Parish Church of Epiphany of Our Lord, formerly Three Kings Parish Church, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lingayen, Pangasinan in the Philippines. It is the co-cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan.
Daniel Tji Hak Soun was a bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wonju.
Rev. Thomas F. Quinlan S.S.C., D.D. was an Irish born priest, who served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chunchon in Korea from 1945 until 1966.
Rev. Owen McPolin( ) SSC. MA, STL, (1889-1963) was an Irish priest who served on missions to China and Korea.
Rev. Thomas Flynn SSC, was an Irish missionary priest, who was killed by Hukbalahap communist rebels in 1950 in the Philippines.
Bishop Patrick Cleary SSC, DD was an Irish missionary priest who served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nancheng, China. An educator, he established a seminary in Nancheng. In 1949, the People's Republic of China was established, which resistant to foreigners and western religion. He continued to run the mission until 1952, when he was imprisoned and then expelled from China. He returned to Ireland where he returned to teaching at St Columban's College seminary.
Bishop James Kavanagh BA STL Dip Ecom Sci, MA(Hons) (1914-2002), was an Irish priest and professor, who served as Auxiliary Bishop in the Dublin Archdiocese. Dr. Kavanagh was appointed as the professor of Sociology in University College Dublin in 1966.
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