Father Julien Garnier


Missionary. He was the first Jesuit ordained in Canada. After establishing a fruitful mission among the Onondagas; he labored successfully among the Senecas for 12 years, till De la Barre’s ill-starred expedition, which he endeavored to prevent. Returning in 1701, he resumed his work, meriting the title of Apostle of the Senecas, till Schuyler’s expedition extinguished the Seneca mission, 1709.



MLA Citation

  • “Father Julien Garnier“. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 August 2013. Web. 6 March 2021. <>