Named Protonotary Apostolic
The Apostolic Delegation in London announces that the Holy Father has conferred the dignity of Protonotary Apostolic on Mgr. 1.. S. Canon Emery, Rector of Oscoit College, who will celebrate the golden jubilee of his ordination on March 10.
Born at Burton-on-Trent on New Year's Day, 1875, he was ordained by Bishop Hedley. 0.S.B., at Oscott.
He has been assistant priest at I.eamington Spa, prefect of discipline at Cotton College, and assistant priest at St. Mary's, Walsall, and St. Gregory's Longton.
In 1912 he was appointed first priest at Foleshill, Coventry. There he established a new parish and was responsible for building the present church, presbytery and schools.
In 1935 Archbishop Williams appointed him Rector of Oseott.
He became a canon in 1937 and in 1941 the Holy Father created him a Domestic Prelate.
On March 10 Mgr. Emery will sing High Mass at the college in the presence of the Archbishop.