Macmahon, Bernard, Dd

MacMahon, Bernard, D.D.

a Roman Catholic divine, was born in Ireland in 1816. He studied for the priesthood in France, and about 1842 went to Africa with the first vicar apostolic of Cape Colony, Mgr. Griffith, and he continued until the last to labor among the English-speaking Catholics of the colony., He was soon after made vicar-general, holding that position under bishops Grimlev and Leonard, or to his death. He was a hard worker, a close student, and a model priest. Pius I appointed him domestic prelate. He died at Cape Town, February 1, 1882. See (N.Y.) Cath. Annual, 1883, page 117.

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