Michael Francis Howley

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Michael Francis Howley
Archbishop of St. John’s, Newfoundland
Newfoundland at the beginning of the 20th century - a treatise of history and development (1902) (14587315509).jpg
SeeSt. John's
InstalledDecember 21, 1894
Term endedOctober 15, 1914
PredecessorThomas Joseph Power
SuccessorEdward Patrick Roche
Other postsPrefect of Western Newfoundland (St. George’s), Canada
Vicar Apostolic of Western Newfoundland (St. George’s), Canada
OrdinationJune 6, 1868
Personal details
Born(1843-09-25)September 25, 1843
St. John's, Newfoundland Colony
DiedOctober 15, 1914(1914-10-15) (aged 71)
St. John’s, Dominion of Newfoundland

Michael Francis Howley (September 25, 1843 – October 15, 1914) was a Roman Catholic priest. He was Bishop of St. John’s, Newfoundland from 1895 until 1904, when he was elevated to Archbishop of St. John’s, Newfoundland, a post he held until his death in 1914.[1]


  1. ^ "Archbishop Michael Francis Howley [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2021-05-02.

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