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Bishop Sylvester Joseph Espelage, O.F.M. †

Deceased

Vicar Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang]

Titular Bishop of Oreus


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
24 Mar 1877BornCincinnati, OH, USA
189214.7ProfessedMember of Order of Friars Minor
18 Jan 190022.8Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Friars Minor
17 Jul 192548.3AppointedPrefect of Wuchang [Wuchang], China
10 Jun 193053.2AppointedVicar Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang], China
30 Jun 193053.2AppointedTitular Bishop of Oreus
17 Sep 193053.4Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Oreus
25 Oct 194063.5DiedVicar Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang], China

MicroData Summary for Sylvester Joseph Espelage:
Bishop Sylvester Joseph Espelage O.F.M. (born , died ) Vicar Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang]

  • a priest for 40.7 years
  • a bishop for 10.1 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • c2: JPG
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations …piscopales, Issue 1930, Number 60

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