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James Joseph Carbery

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Third Bishop of Hamilton, Ontario, born in the County Westmeath, Ireland, 1 May, 1823; died at Cork, 17 December, 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 labours. 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 in Rome, 11 November of the same year. He died while seeking to restore his broken health by a visit to his native country.

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APA citation. O'Daniel, V. (1908). James Joseph Carbery. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

MLA citation. O'Daniel, Victor. "James Joseph Carbery." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 3. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908. <>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. November 1, 1908. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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