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Joseph T. Roche

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Joseph Roche was born in Iona, Prince Edward Island, Canada on January 3, 1865.


Roche, Joseph T. was born on January 3, 1865 in P.E. Island, Canada. Son of Michael and Hannah (Murphy) Roche.


Educated Prince of Wales College, P.E. Island, Ottawa (Canada) U., St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore. Bachelor of Arts, St. Mary’s College, 1889, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1891. (LL. D., Ottawa U., 1906).


Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1892. Pastor David City, Nebraska, 1894-1900, Fairbury, 1900-1904, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 1904-1908. 1st vice-president and member board directors Catholic Church Extension Society, Chicago, since 1906.

Editor of Register Extension (official organ Toronto Archdiocese), January 1, 1909-1914. Authur: The Month of St. Joseph, 1894. The Obligation of Hearing Mass, 1895.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1900. The Ought to Be’s, 1906. St. Anthony of Padua, 1906.

The Business Side of Religion, 1908. Masses for the Dead, 1911. Round the World Letters, 1911.


Member board dirs.


Michael Roche

Hannah (Murphy) Roche