St. Kilian's Catholic Cemetery

6041 Road 506 North Frontenac,  ON

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In 1866/67 when the district was sparsely settled, Reverend J.J. Chisholm from Perth made visits to Ardoch. After his death no priests came to the area for three years. Reverend C.A. McWilliams was the next to visit; he came to both Ardoch and Ompah. Other priests made a few visits including, Father D. Mcrae, J.J. McCarthy, P.A. Twohey and M. Donohue.

The Reverend V.J. Killeen began making trips to Ardoch in 1889 from his parish in Bedford. He was instrumental in having St. Kilian church built in Ardoch in 1892. In later years the rise in summer visitors made the small church inadequate so in 19