John Joseph Lynch C.M., First Archbishop of Toronto

by | May 10, 2024 | Formation | 0 comments

John Joseph Lynch, C.M., the first Archbishop of Toronto, Canada, died on May 12, 1888.

John Joseph Lynch, C.M. … oversaw the needs of impoverished Catholics in the midst of industrialization. It was his task to ensure that the charities already in place functioned well. He was also forced to found new charities to cope with the unforeseen problems arising out of the industrialization and urbanization.

To learn more about Archbishop Lynch, see these two articles from the Vincentian Heritage Journal: The Charitable Endeavors of Archbishop John Joseph Lynch, C.M., and Becoming a Bishop and Remaining a Vincentian: The Struggles of Archbishop John Joseph Lynch, C.M..


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