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Rev. Robert Brennan fonds
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1829, 1855-1896 (Creation)
- Brennan, Robert
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1 cm of textual records
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Robert Brennan (1829-1896), Catholic priest, was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, circa 1829. Brennan died at St. John's on 17 September 1896 and was buried in Belvedere Cemetery, St. John's.
Brennan completed his studies for the priesthood in Ireland and was ordained a priest in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, on 24 June 1855 by John Thomas Mullock, Bishop of St. John's.
Rev. Brennan's first appointment was in St. John's. In 1857 he was appointed the parish priest of Holy Apostles Parish, Renews (1857-71). In 1871 he was named parish priest of Holy Rosary Parish, Argentia, succeeding Rev. Plagius Nowlan. Father Brennan retired in 1895.
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Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Robert Brennan including appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.
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All canonical documents are in Latin. A translation is available.
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Bishop John Thomas Mullock fonds; Holy Apostles Parish fonds; Holy Rosary Parish fonds; Belvedere Cemetery fonds.
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Created - April 24, 2013
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