Friday, 4 November 2016

Alexandre Vachon : the scholars' cleric and…

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This is a biography of Alexandre Vachon [1885-1953], cleric and scientist, Francophone leader and who became Archbishop of Ottawa. he was born in Canada with descendants from Ireland  in 1832. The youngest of thirteen children  he graduated from the Quebec Minor Seminary and Laval University be. It is a fascinating portrait of  spiritual pastor who advocated for the advancement and elevation of his charges through the study of the sciences.

A fascinating book

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