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Currier, Charles Warrenlocked

(22 March 1857–23 September 1918)
  • Francis F. Burch

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Currier, Charles Warren (22 March 1857–23 September 1918), bishop and author, was born on St. Thomas, West Indies, and raised on St. Eustatius and St. Kitts, the son of Warren Green Currier of New York City and Deborah Heyliger of the Netherlands. At fourteen he sailed to the Netherlands to attend Assumption College in Roermond. Professed a Redemptorist in 1875, he taught from 1876 to 1877 and pursued advanced studies to a Ph.D. in religious philosophy at the Redemptorist seminary at Wittem. He was ordained a Catholic priest by Bishop Henry Schaap (vicar apostolic of Dutch Guiana) in Amsterdam on 22 November 1880. Currier knew Greek and Hebrew and was fluent in Latin, English, Dutch, Spanish, French, German, and Italian....

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