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This Day In Our Past: April 25, 1966

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Bishop Samuel Carter (fourth from left), Auxiliary Roman Catholic Bishop of Kingston and, Titular Bishop of Cenculiana receives the Mitre from Rev William Connolly, S.J. (standing), after his consecration at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on April 25, 1966.
Bishop Samuel Carter (fourth from left), Auxiliary Roman Catholic Bishop of Kingston and, Titular Bishop of Cenculiana receives the Mitre from Rev William Connolly, S.J. (standing), after his consecration at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on April 25, 1966.

Accipe Spiritum Sanctum (Receive the Holy Spirit), pronounces the Principal Consecrator Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston, as he touches both hands to the head of Bishop Samuel Emmanuel Carter, consecrating the Jamaica-born priest Auxiliary Roman Catholic Bishop of Kingston with the Titular See of Cenculiana at the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Bishop Carter, age 47, was ordained a priest in 1954 after 10 years of studies at Shadow Brook seminary and Weston Massachusetts.

Besides being auxiliary bishop he will now be pastor of the Parish of Holy Cross at Half-Way Tree.

Also in photo: Kneeling behind Bishop Carter are (left) ev Anthony Dixon and Rev. Alwyn Harry, S.J. Kneeling at right are Rev. Clement Healy (Sub-Deacon), Richard Cardinal Cushing, Principal Consecrator and Rev. Ernest Welsh, C.P. (Deacon).

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