Bishop James Walsh Contribution In Public Schools

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Bishop James Anthony Walsh was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 24, 1867. He attended Boston College High School where he studied debating and journalism. Later he went to college in Boston to study bookkeeping but transferred to Harvard University. He finished his studies at St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts and was ordained on May 20 1892. James Walsh was appointed assistant pastor at St. Patrick’s Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Here he directed and organized charitable organizations for young men and women. He had a great interest in the foreign missions which led him to find the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in 1911. He was also the Co-founder of the Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic. James

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