Roy, Cardinal. Maurice b. January 25, 1905 d. October 24, 1985 Canadian religious leader and Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Twenty-first bishop and eleventh archbishop of Québec. A native of the city of Québec, he studied at the Grand Seminary in his hometown, then went the University of La Sorbonne and the Catholic Institute, in Paris; and finally to the Pontifical Angelicum Athenaeum, in Rome. He was ordained priest , on June 12, 1927, in Québec. After three years of further studies, he became in 1930 a Faculty member of the Grand Seminary of Qué...[Read More] (Bio by: Guy Gagnon) Notre Dame De Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Roy, Archbishop. Paul-Eugène b. November 9, 1859 d. February 20, 1926 Canadian religious leader. Eighteenth bishop and eighth archbishop of Québec.A native of Berthier-sur-Mer (Québec), he studied at the Minor Seminary in the city of Québec and at the end of these studies, he was admitted immediately to the Great seminary. Because he was such a brilliant student, his superiors of the Seminar of Québec sent him to Paris to study at the Catholic Institute and at the Sorbonne. He came back to Québec in 1885. He was ordained priest on June 13, 1886 and he lived five...[Read More] (Bio by: Guy Gagnon) Notre Dame De Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Vachon, Cardinal. Louis Albert b. February 4, 1912 d. September 29, 2006 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Saint-Frédéric, municipality of La Beauce, Québec, Louis-Albert Vachon received his education at the minor and grand seminaries of Québec, followed by the University of Laval and the Pontifical Angelicum Athenaeum in Rome. Ordained priest in June 1938, he lectured philosophy and later theology at the named University of Laval, of which he became vice rector and ultimately rector in 1960. Rector of the Grand Seminary of Québec between 1955 and 1958, he served...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Notre Dame De Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada Plot: Cathedral Crypt.