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Patrick Albert Bray

Clergyman

Patrick Albert Bray, Canadian clergyman.

Background

Bray, Patrick Albert was born on July 19, 1883 in Upper Springfield, Antigonish County, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of John and Margaret (Floyd) Bray.

Education

Classical studies St. Francis Xavier U., Antigonish. Theological studies Holy Heart Seminary, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 1908-1912. Doctor of Philosophy., and Doctor of Divinity, Gregorian U., Rome, Italy, 1914.

Doctor of Laws, Sacred Heart University, N.B., 1940.

Career

Ordained priest of Roman Oath. Church, 1912; professor philosophy Sacred Heart Scholasticate, 1914-1922. Professor philosophy Holy Heart Seminary, 1922-1930, superior, 1930-1936.

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, since 1936.

Connections

father:
John Bray

mother:
Margaret (Floyd) Bray