Father James McGowen

1866 to 1868

Father McGowan was born in County Sligo in Ireland. He emigrated to Canada and was ordained in Ottawa in 1866. In November of that year he was appointed to St. John's and St. Brigid's. Following his departure in 1868, Father McGowan was pastor of St. Stephen's in Chelsea, Quebec, before emigrating to the United States in 1873.