Born: 1887, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Katsunoff graduated from the Sofia gymnasium, studied in Berlin, and graduated from Robert College in Constantinople. He moved to Toronto, Canada, in 1913, and graduated from the seminary and conservatory there. He pastored at churches in Toronto, Brantford, and Kitchener, Manitoba, and in 1929, became overseer of the missions to the European immigrants in Montreal. He also conducted a Ukrainian choir and the Montreal Pastor Choir.
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Author: John Mason Neale
John M. Neale's life is a study in contrasts: born into an evangelical home, he had sympathies toward Rome; in perpetual ill health, he was incredibly productive; of scholarly temperament, he devoted much time to improving social conditions in his area; often ignored or despised by his contemporaries, he is lauded today for his contributions to the church and hymnody. Neale's gifts came to expression early–he won the Seatonian prize for religious poetry eleven times while a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1842, but ill health and his strong support of the Oxford Movement kept him from ordinary parish ministry. So Neale spent the years between 1846 and 1866 as a warden of Sackvi… Go to person page >