Edmund Vaughan

VAUGHAN, Edmund. b. Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, 26 November 1827; d. Bishop Eton, Liverpool, 1 July 1908. Born at into a distinguished Roman Catholic family, he became a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.ss.R), the order of mission priests (‘Redemptorists’) founded by St Alphonsus Liguori*. He was a Novice in 1850, made his profession as a Redemptorist on 2 February 1852, and was ordained to the priesthood on 22 February 1852. He worked for a time in Australia, and was recalled to England, where he was  to become briefly Provincial of the Order (demitted office, 1898). He was based at the Redemptorist house of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Wavertree,...

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