he took the fall course of nine years in six. He then entered the Grand Seminar-, Montreal, to pre-pare for the priesthood by three years' study of theology. He was ordained priest by Bishop Walsh, of London, in 1873. After that he labored as curate in London, Atttlherstburg and Stratford, and then was transferred to the diocese of Hamilton, wliere lie became private secretary to Bishop Crinnon. He Avas then appointed assistant to the Venerable Dean O'Reilly, of Dundas, and at the saute time was protuttient ttt founding the House of Providence, which stow occupies
j the buildings formerly held by the Methodist Church. After three years of labor in Dundas, Father Lennon, oil account of his health, was ordered by his physician to visit Europe, and during his four months' absence, travelled in England, Ire-land, France, Germany and
Italy. Returning to Canada in good
health, he served for s!tort periods
in Caledonia, NValkerton and Arthur,
and in 1882 was removed to Brant-
ford, where he is still stationed. Here
he has given great evidence of his
energy and administrative talent in
completing and reducing the debt of St.
Basil's Church, one of the finest eccle-
siastical structures in Ontario. Father
Lennon is all able preacher and a dili-
gent priest, and while loyally devoted
to his church, is on friendly terms with
those who differ from him in religion.
While a loyal Canadian, he is still a
devoted son of his native country.