The New Student's Reference Work/O'Meara, The Reverend Thomas Robert

The New Student's Reference Work  (1914) 
O'Meara, The Reverend Thomas Robert

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O’Mea′ra, The Reverend Thomas Robert, LL.D., principal of Wycliffe College, Toronto, and canon of St. Alban’s cathedral, was born at Georgetown, Ontario, Oct. 16th, 1864.  He was educated at the public school and the collegiate institute at Port Hope, from which he went to the University of Toronto and Wycliffe College, graduating in 1887.  He was ordained a deacon in July of 1887 and a priest in December of 1888.  For a year he was curate of St. Philip’s, Toronto, but in 1889 he accepted the assistant-rectorship of Trinity Church, Toronto, and the financial secretaryship of Wycliffe College.  Principal O’Meara held this position until 1903, when he accepted the chair of practical theology which he still holds.  In 1904 he was appointed rector of Trinity Church, Toronto.  In 1906 he resigned to accept the principalship of Wycliffe College.  Principal O’Meara has for many years been secretary of the Canadian Church Missionary Society, of which he was elected a life governor three years ago.  He has also been president of the Church of England Deaconess and Missionary Training-House for years.  He also is vice-president of the Upper Canada Bible-Society.