O’Gara, Cuthbert Martin was born on April 1, 1886 in Ottawa, Canada. Son of Martin and Margaret (Bowes) O’G.
Master of Arts, Doctor of Laws, Ottawa U. Doctor of Divinity, St. Michael’s Monastery, New Jersey.
Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1915. Lecturer sacred theology, St. Michael’s Monastery, Union City, New Jersey, 1915-1924. Director seminary Shenchow, Hunan, China, 1925-1930, prefect apostolic, 1930-1934.