Fonds - Rev. Patrick A. Carolan fonds

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Rev. Patrick A. Carolan fonds

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3 cm of textual records

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Patrick A. Carolan (1845-1895), Catholic priest, was born in Mullagh, Ireland, on 8 April 1845. He studied for the priesthood at All Hallows College, Dublin, Ireland, and Propaganda College, Rome, from 1867 to 1872.

Carolan was ordained a priest in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, on 29 September 1872 by Bishop Henry Carfagnini of Harbour Grace. His first pastoral appointment was as curate at the cathedral parish in Harbour Grace. He was appointed parish priest of Trinity in 1878 and ministered there until he died in 1895.

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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Patrick A. Carolan, including his baptismal certificate, canonical certificates of ordination, and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

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  • Latin

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All canonical documents are in Latin. Translations are available.

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Created - April 23, 2013

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