John Walsh (archbishop)

John Walsh (Archbishop)

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John Walsh (May 24, 1830 – July 30, 1898) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Toronto, Canada from 1889 to 1898.

Early years

Born in Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, Walsh and came to Canada in 1852 to complete his studies at the Sulpician Seminary in Montreal.

He was ordained Priest of Toronto in 1854 by then Bishop of Toronto Armand-Fran├žois-Marie de Charbonnel.

He was consecrated as Bishop of Sandwich, Ontario in 1867, and after that diocese was returned to its previous site of London, Ontario in 1869, as Bishop of London, Ontario until 1889, when he was translated to the see of Toronto.

Later Years and Legacy

Walsh left his legacy with the establishment of Sacred Heart Orphanage at Sunnyside, St. John's Industrial School for Boys and purchased land for the establishment of Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery.

Walsh died in Toronto in 1898 and is buried at St. Michael's Cathedral, Toronto.

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