Albert Sanschagrin

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Albert Sanschagrin, O.M.I.
Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
In office1967-79
PredecessorBishop Arthur Douville
SuccessorBishop Louis-de-Gonzague Langevin, M. Afr.
Personal details
BornAugust 5, 1911
DiedApril 2, 2009(2009-04-02) (aged 97)
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
Previous post(s)Bishop

Albert Sanschagrin, O.M.I. (August 5, 1911 – April 2, 2009) was Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, and the oldest Canadian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church at the time of his death.[citation needed]


He was ordained a priest in the order of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate on May 24, 1936.[1] He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Amos, Quebec, Canada on August 12, 1957. He was ordained Bishop of Bagis on September 14, 1957. He was appointed Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec on June 13, 1967. He retired on July 18, 1979.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Death of Bishop Emeritus Albert Sanschagrin, O.M.I." Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Retrieved 2 February 2024.