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, was the third archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec
The Archdiocese of Québec is the oldest Catholic see in the New World north of Mexico. The archdiocese was founded as the Apostolic Vicariate of New France in 1658 and was elevated to a Diocese in 1674 and an Archdiocese in 1819...
Signay was ordained in 1802 by Bishop Pierre Denaut
Pierre Denaut was the tenth bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Quebec and the last before it became an Archdiocese. He served as bishop from 1797 to 1806.He was appointed vicar general in 1790 and coadjutor in 1794...
and began a number of years of parish duties. In 1814, he was appointed parish priest of Quebec by Archbishop Joseph-Octave Plessis
Joseph-Octave Plessis was a Canadian Roman Catholic clergyman from Quebec. He was the first archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec after the diocese was elevated to the status of an archdiocese....
. In 1825, Bernard-Claude Panet
Bernard-Claude Panet was a Roman Catholic priest and Archbishop of Quebec.Born in Quebec City, the son of Jean-Claude Panet, he was from a family of 14 children...
became archbishop and selected Signay as his coadjutor.
Signay became archbishop in 1833 and he was followed by Pierre-Flavien Turgeon
Pierre-Flavien Turgeon was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and Archbishop of Quebec.-External links:*...