Bishop Power of Antigonish

On 12 May 1960, Pope John appointed Fr William Power, the national chaplain of the English-speaking Canadian YCW as the bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish.

Significantly, this diocese was the home to the Antigonish Movement, a Canadian cooperative movement with origins in the 19th century.


Bishop William Edward Power (Catholic Hierarchy)

Obituary Rev. William Edward Power (

Antigonish Movement (Wikipedia)


Race Mathews, Jobs of our own, Pluto Press, 1999.