Clergyman and missionary bishop who have pioneered missions function in Alaska and was an associate of the Initial Vatican Council. He was ordained a priest in-may 1863 and embarked upon his missionary function in Vancouver, Canada, later on that yr, where he founded St. Joseph’s Medical center in Victoria, Uk Columbia. He was on the way to Alaska to create a mission whenever a layman he previously used along, Frank Fuller, shot him to loss of life after Fuller got suffered a sluggish descent into insanity through the trip. His family members was surviving in Ghent when he was created, and he was informed in the Jesuit SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Ste. Barbe. He faithfully offered Pope Leo XIII as Archdiocese of Portland regardless of his desire to stay a missionary.