1947 Membership Statistics Vicariate Apostolic of Yüanling Hunan, China
from The Official Catholic Directory p. 879
Area = 15,400 square miles.
Erected as Prefecture-Apostolic, March 13, 1925, and confided to the American Passionists with headquarters at St. Michael’s Monastery, 1901 West St., Union City, N.J.
Most Reverend Cuthbert M. O’Gara, C.P., D.D., Vicar Apostolic; ordained May 26, 1915; appointed Prefect-Apostolic February 12, 1930; consecrated October 28, 1934.
Vicar Delegate—Very Rev. Caspar Caulfield, C.P.
Religious Superior—Very Rev. Raphael Vance, C.P.
Vicariate Council—Revs. Paul Ubinger, C.P., Leo Berard, C.P., Marcellus White, C.P., Harold Travers, C.P.
Minor Seminary—Rev. Reginald Arliss, C.P.
Procurator—Rev. Linus Lombard, C.P.
Procure—Rev. Arthur Benson, C.P., 141 Rue Dubail, Shanghai.
Superior of Districts—Revs. Cyprian Leonard, C.P., Wendelin Moore, C.P.
Yüanling, Very Rev. Caspar Caulfield, C.P., Revs. William Westhoven, C.P., Leo Berard, C.P., Linus Lombard, C.P., William Whelan, C.P.
Supu, Rev. Quentin Olwell, C.P.
Chihkiang, Rev. Wendelin Moore, C.P.
Paotsing, Revs. Harold Travers, C.P., Michael A. Campbell, C.P.
Yungshun, Rev. Cyprian Leonard, C.P.
Wangstun, Rev. James Lambert, C.P.
Chenki, Rev. Ernest Cunningham, C.P.
Yungsui, Rev. Antoine de Groeve, C.P.
Liulincha, Rev. Dunstan Thomas, C.P.
Kiengyang, Rev. Kieran Richardson, C.P.
Kaotsun, Rev. Germane [Germain] Heilman, C.P.
Luki, Rev. Rupert Langenbacher, C.P.
Wuki, Rev. Leonard Amrhein, C.P.
Yüanling. Sisters of Charity of Convent Station, N. J.—Address: Little Flower Convent, Yüanling, Hunan, China. Sister Finan Griffin, LL.D., Supr; Sisters Loretta Halligan, LL.D., Sebastian Curley, Patricia Rose Hurley, Alma M. [Maria] Gilmartin, Beata M. Zorilla [Zarillo].
Wuki. Sisters of Charity of Convent Station, N.J.—Address: Catholic Mission, Wuki, Kuanchuang, Hunan, China. Sisters Carita Pendergast, Jane Marie [Farrell].
Chihkiang. Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, Pa.—Sister M. Mark Mullen, Supr.; Sisters Christina Werth, Rosario Goss, Mary Joseph Yung [Lung].
Peking. Language School.—Rev. Regis Boyle, Supr.; Revs. Dominic Cohee, C.P., John B. Maye, C.P., Ronald A. Beaton, C.P., Ernan Johnston, C.P., Jerome Does, C.P., Justin Garvey, C.P., Earnest [Ernest] Hotz, C.P., Lawrence Mullin, C.P.
On leave in U.S.: Very Rev. Raphael Vance, C.P., Revs. Paul Ubinger, C.P., Cormac Shanahan, C.P., Francis Flaherty, C.P., Cyprian Frank, C.P., Jeremiah McNamara, C.P., Nicholas Schneiders, C.P., Marcellus White, C.P., Bonaventure Griffiths, C.P., Ronald Norris, C.P., Venard Johnson, C.P., Aloysius O’Malley, C.P., Linus McSheffrey, C.P., Anthony Maloney, C.P., Timothy McDermott, C.P., Basil Bauer, C.P. Sisters of Charity: Sisters Agnes Paula [Conefrey], Theresa Miriam [Beschel], Ethelberta [Carson]. Sisters of St. Joseph: Sisters St. Anne [Callahan], Catherine [Davenport], Magdalena [Ivan].
Emergency War Relief Activities
Refugee Camps (12): Refugees Registered: 10,182
Refugee Schools (4): Refugee Children: 520
Relief Hospitals (2): Beds: 150
Hospitals: In-patients Registered: 24,307
Hospitals: Out-patient treatments: 225,241
Bombing Victims: Cared for and Fed: 1,552
Vicar Apostolic: 1
Passionist Fathers: 38
Sisters of Charity: 13
Sisters of St. Joseph: 6
Missions with Resident Priests: 15
Missions without Resident Priests: 18
Oratories, Chapels: 27
Pagan Population: 4,500,000
Baptisms, Adults: 1,017
Baptisms, Infants: 486
Baptisms, In articulo: 2,497
Baptisms, Total: 4,000
Confessions, Paschal: 3,004
Confessions, Devotional: 50,490
Communions, Paschal: 3,004
Communions, Devotional: 96,024
Extreme Unctions: 432