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Henry Stanislaus Bellisle (1891-1938) was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College (1911), professor of philosophy, Prinicpal of St. Michael's College High School (1917-1927), Superior of St. Michael's College (1931-1934), lecturer in philosophy at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, educator, author.

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Louis Joseph Bondy (1874-1985) was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, an alumnus of St. Michael's College (1917), professor of French (1928-1965) and President of St. Michael's Colege (1946-1952).

Brennan, Laurence, 1847-1904
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Laurence Brennan (1847-1904), priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, student at St. Michael's College (1864-1868), teacher at At. Michael's College (1875-1880), pastor of St. Basil's Parish (1880-1889 and 1891-1904)

Carr, Henry, 1880-1963
Person · 1880-1963

Henry Carr (1880-1963), was priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, Alumnus 1903, Superior of St. Michael's College (1915-1925), Superior of St. Basil's Seminary (1925-1928), Founding President of the Insitute of Mediaeval Studies (1929-1935), General Superior of the Basilian Fathers (1930-1942) Principal of St. Thomas More College (1942-1949), lecturer at the University of British Columbia from 1951 including the years at St. Mark's College, UBC, 1957-1962. Throughout, he taught philosophy, theology and religious studies and was in demand to give spiritual direction and public lectures.

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Charles Edward Coughlin (1891-1979), alumnus of St. Michael's College (1911) was ordained a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil and later tranferred to the Archdiocese of Detroit. He was author and radio braodcaster.

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William Ernest Cummer (1879-1942) was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil from 1938. Prior to that he was a professor of dentistry at the University of Toronto (1904-1931).

Cushing, Daniel, 1850-1928
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Daniel Cushing (1850-1928) was an Alumnus of St. Michael's College, 1864-1868. He was priest of the Congregation of St. Basil. He was the Superior of the Basilians and of the College from 1886 to 1889 and from 1904 to 1906.

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Catherine de Hueck Doherty (1896-1985), born in Russia, was a Roman Catholic social worker in North America. She established the Friendship House in Harlem, N.Y. (1937) and Madonna House at Combermere, Ontario (1947). She lived and worked among the poor in Toronto during the depression years of the 1930's. She was also the author of her memoirs and of poetry.

Elmsley, John, 1801-1863
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John Elmsley (1801-1863) was a business man, a naval officer on the Great Lakes, a landholder, Member of the Legislative Council before the unionof Upper and Lower Canada, warden of St. Paul's R.C. Church, school trustee, assisted with bringing religious orders to Toronto, founder of the Widows and Orphans Society now the House of Providence, active in the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and a benefactor. He donated land to Archbishop Charbonnel, the Roman Catholic bishop of Toronto, for the purpose of building a Church and a school for boys which became St. Michael's College directed by the Basilian Fathers from 1852 to the present. His body was buried in St. Michael's Cathedral and his heart was deposited in the west wall of St. Basil's Church.

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Ignatius Theodore Eschmann (1898-1968), philosopher, theologian and interpreter of Thomas Aquinas. After three years in the German army, Professor Eschmann studied (1923-1927) at the the Pontificia Universita San Tomasso d' Aquino (the Angelicum), Rome and took a theology degree. He remained at the Angelicum to lecture in the philosophy of St. Thomas (1929-1936). After imprisonment in Berlin from 1937-38, he eventually arrived in Canada. His international reputation as a distinguished scholar of Thomas Aquinas brought him to the attention of North American universities. He taught first at Laval University but was persuaded to become a philosophy professor at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (PIMS), Toronto, in 1942 and remained until his death in 1968.

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Michael Joseph Ferguson (1839-1913), priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College, Toronto (1861), teacher at St. Michael's College (1861-1872), author.

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Arthur German Gibson was a priest of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg, a Professor of Religious Studies at St. Michael's College, Toronto (1966-1980).

Gilson, Etienne, 1884-1978
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Etienne Gilson was a professor of philosophy at universities in France and an internationally renowned scholar by the time he lectured at St. Michael's College in 1927. He was the founder (1929), along with the Basilian Fathers, of the Institute of Mediaeval Studies, which became The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (PIMS) in 1939, for the purpose of graduate studies in philosophy.

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John Michael Kelly (1911-1986) was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College (1932), professor of English and philosophy (1942-1958), President of the University of St. Michael's College, educator, admnistrator, activator in academic, religious and public communities.

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Michael Vincent Kelly, priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College, Toronto (1887), teacher, author, early negotiator with the University of Toronto.

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Charles Joseph Lavery (1915- ) was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College (1937), author, radio broadcaster, administrator and educator. He was President of St. John Fisher College, Rochester, N.Y., (1958-1980).

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Eugene Carlisle LeBel, was a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil, alumnus of St. Michael's College (1924), professor of English St. Michael's College (1924-1939). President of Assumption University of Windsor (1956-1963).

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John Joseph Lynch, 1816-1888, was Roman Catholic Archbishop of the Diocese of Toronto from John Joseph Lynch was the third Archbishop of Toronto (1860 -1888), the successor to Abp. Armand Charbonnel, and before him, Bp. Michael Power. He sought more Catholic schools and increased the number of Catholic Churches in Ontario. He developed existing benevolent institutions and started new ones, orphanages for boys, boarding schools for working girls and students of teachers' college, with the assistance of the Sisters of st. Joseph.

Person · 1915-2001

Laurence Edward Lynch, alumnus of St. Michael's College (1936), professor of philiosophy at St. Michael's College (1936-1976), Principal of St. Michael's College (1976-1981).

Laurence Edward “Larry” Lynch was a notable professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto who taught from 1936 to 1976. Dr. Lynch was also the first ever Principal of St. Michael’s College and held this influential position from 1976 to 1981. Dr. Lynch was an alumnus of St. Michael’s College and received his Doctorate of Philosophy from the college in 1936. Throughout his time at the University of Toronto, Dr. Lynch was a member and chair of several academic and administrative committees and councils. He was an advisor to several undergraduate and graduate students at St. Michael’s College in the Department of Philosophy. Dr. Lynch was also quite passionate and heavily involved in the Catholic Church and various Christian and interreligious organizations. He was married until his passing to Dr. Abbyann Day Lynch, a fellow philosopher and professor of Philosophy.