1949 Membership Statistics Diocese of Yuanling Hunan, China

from The Official Catholic Directory p. 639

This Diocese was erected as a 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.

Bishop—Most Rev. Cuthbert M. O’Gara, C.P., D.D. Installed as First Bishop of Yuanling May 15, 1947.

Vicar-General—Very Rev. Paul Ubinger, C.P.

Chancellor—Rev. William Whelan, C.P.

Religious Superior—Very Rev. Quentin Olwell, C.P.

Procures—Yuanling: Rev. Linus Lombard, C.P.; Canton: Revs. Arthur Benson, C.P., Anthony Maloney, C.P., P.O. Box 269, Canton.

American Passionist Fathers laboring in the Diocese—Very Rev. Paul Ubinger, C.P., V.G., Revs. Linus Lombard, C.P., Bonaventure Griffiths, C.P., Lawrence Mullin, C.P., Ernest Hotz, C.P., Justin Garvey, C.P., St. Augustine’s Cathedral, Yuanling; Very Rev. Quentin Olwell, C.P., Chenki; Revs. Francis Flaherty, C.P., Dominic Cohee, C.P., Ernan Johnston, C.P., Supu; William Westhoven, C.P., Jerome Does, C.P., Chihkiang; Harold Travers, C.P., Paotsing; Marcellus White, C.P., John Baptist Maye, C.P., Yungshun; Basil Bauer, C.P., Wangtsun; Ronald Beaton, C.P., Yungsui; Cyprian Leonard, C.P., Kienyang; Dunstan Thomas, C.P., Kaotsun; Antoine de Groeve, C.P., Wuki; Raphael Vance, C.P., Fenghuang.    On leave in U.S.—Revs. Ernest Cunningham, C.P., James Lambert, C.P., Rupert Langenbacher, C.P., Germain Heilmann [Heilman], C.P., Michael A. Campbell, C.P., Leo Berard, C.P., Wendelin Moore, C.P., Caspar Caulfield, C.P., Aloysius O’Malley, C.P., Linus McSheffrey, C.P., William Whelan, C.P., Leonard Amrhein, C.P.