Death of Most Reverend Anthony Meagher 15 January…


Death of Most Reverend Anthony Meagher
15 January 2007

Most Reverend Anthony Meagher, Archbishop of Kingston, died of cancer on 14 January 2007. He was 67 years old.

Born 17 November 1940 in Oshawa, Ontario, he was ordained a priest on 17 June 1972 for the Archdiocese of Toronto. On 30 April 1997, Pope John Paul II appointed him Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto, and then almost five years later, on 27 April 2002, named him Archbishop of Kingston. He was Archbishop of Kingston until his death.

Archbishop Meagher also served as President of the corporation responsible for planning World Youth Day 2002, which was held in Toronto in July 2002 following diocesan celebrations across Canada.

Funeral details will be announced shortly. Let us remember him in our prayers, and give thanks for his service in the church

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