The Rt. Rev. Michael Anthony Fleming, O.S.F.
Fleming served as the Vicar Apostolic of Newfoundland from 1830 to 1847. He was the first
Bishop of Newfoundland from the creation of the Newfoundland Diocese in 1847, until his
death on July 14th, 1850.
From The Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St.
John's, Newfoundland Souvenir Book, (©1955 or 1956), 216. Courtesy of the Archives
of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's.