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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Adonias Sabourin (1880-1956)

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Born at St. Placide, Quebec in 1880, he came to St. Jean Baptiste as a child. He studied at St. Boniface College and was ordained a priest in July 1905. He joined the Eastern rite of the Catholic Church in 1908 to administer and teach Ukrainian immigrants, working there for seven years. He served as Director (1917-1922) of the St. Boniface Minor Seminary and became Chancellor of the Archbishopric of St. Boniface in 1922. He worked as the Parish Priest at St-Pierre-Jolys from 1923 to 1955 and published extensively on education and religion. He died at his St-Pierre-Jolys residence on 11 February 1956 and was buried in the St. Pierre Cemetery.

Sources:

“St. Pierre Priest dies at 75 years,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 February 1956, page 9.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

The page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2016

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