John Joseph Lynch CM

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

Learn about Archbishop John Joseph Lynch, C.M., who died on May 12, 1888.

This Week in Vincentian Family History

A look back at what was happening this week in 1849, 1878, and 1888.

March 18, 1879: John Joseph Lynch C.M. Appointed First Archbishop of Toronto

On this date in 1879, John Joseph Lynch, C.M. was appointed the first Archbishop of Toronto, Canada.

This Day in Vincentian History: May 12

On May 12, 1888, John Joseph Lynch, C.M., the first Archbishop of Toronto, Canada, died. He was born at Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, 6 Feb., 1816. He attended Castleknock College and College of St. Lazare, Paris. He did missionary work in Ireland, throughout the...