Christopher Augustine Reynolds
Born in Dublin, Ireland on 11 August 1834, he was ordained to the priesthood on 20 April 1860. Thirteen years later, he was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Adelaide by the Holy See on 25 May 1873, and consecrated to the Episcopate on 28 November 1873. The principal consecrator was Archbishop John Bede Polding of Sydney, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Daniel Murphy of Hobart, Bishop Matthew Quinn of Bathurst, and Bishop James Murray of Maitland. Reynolds became the first Archbishop of Adelaide when the See was elevated to an archdiocese on 10 May 1887.
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