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Clergyman , educator

Francis Xavier Mccabe, American clergyman, educator.


Mccabe, Francis Xavier was born on February 6, 1872 in New Orleans. Son of Hugh and Elizabeth (Gafney) M.


Bachelor of Arts, St. Mary’s Seminary, Perryville, Missouri, 1889, A.M., 1890. Also 4 years’ course in theology and other ecclesiastical branches, same school. Doctor of Laws, Illinois College Law, 1912, Notre Dame, 1917.


Ordained priest, R.C. Church, 1896. Professor of chemistry, St. Vincent’s College, Los Angeles, California, 1896-1906, vice president, 1902-1906. President DePaul University, Chicago, 1910-1920.

Rector St. Vincent’s Church, Kansas City, Missoury, April 1920-1923. Director Missions for Western Province, Congregation of Missions, 1923-1925. Pastor St. Stephen’s Church, New Orleans, 1925-1926.

Rector St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, Colorado, 1926-1927. Director Vincentian Auxiliary, St. Louis, January 1928-1936, of Vincentian Missions Western Province United States, 1936-1938. Retreats for laymen of Kansas City since November 1939.

Mission work, Chicago, St. Louis, New Orleans, etc., 1906-1910.


Hugh M.

Elizabeth (Gafney) M.