Georges Cabana

Georges Cabana (October 23, 1894 – February 6, 1986) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and Archbishop of Sherbrooke from 1952 to 1967.

Georges Cabana
Archbishop of Sherbrooke
InstalledMay 28, 1952
Term endedFebruary 7, 1967
PredecessorPhilippe Desranleau
SuccessorJean-Marie Fortier
OrdinationJuly 28, 1918
Personal details
Born(1894-10-23)October 23, 1894
Granby, Quebec
DiedFebruary 6, 1986(1986-02-06) (aged 91)
Sherbrooke, Quebec
DenominationRoman Catholic

Born in Granby, Quebec, Cabana studied at the Séminaire Saint-Charles-Borromée de Sherbrooke, Séminaire de Saint-Hyacinthe, and the Grand Séminaire de Montréal. He was ordained a priest in 1918. In 1941, he was made Titular Archbishop of Anchialus and was Coadjutor Archbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba.

In 1952, he was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Sherbrooke and became the Archbishop of Sherbrooke in 1952. He attended the Second Vatican Council and was a member of the Coetus Internationalis Patrum.

He resigned in 1967 and was appointed Titular Archbishop of Succuba. He died in 1986.


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