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Libert Hubert John Louis Boeynaems

bishop

Libert Hubert John Louis Boeynaems, Belgian bishop.

Background

Boeynaems, Libert Hubert John Louis was born on August 18, 1857 in Antwerp, Belgium. Son of John and Leopoldina (Van Opstal) Boeynaems.

Education

Educated Jesuit College, Antwerp, seminary at Mechlin, and Seminary of Missions, Louvain, Belgium. Ordained R.C. priest, September 11, 1881.

Career

Went to Honolulu, Hawaii, 1881, in charge of missions on Island of Kauai, 1882-1895, at Wailuku, Maui, 1895-1902. Pro-vicar of mission of Hawaii, 1902-1903. Appointed bishop of Zeugma and vicar apostolic of Hawaii, April 6, 1903, consecrated, San Francisco, July 25, 1903.

Connections

father:
John Boeynaems

mother:
Leopoldina (Van Opstal) Boeynaems