James Saurin

Bishop of Dromore; Irish Anglican bishop

James Saurin (1677–1730) was a French religious leader, and the father of James Saurin, an Irish Anglican bishop in the 19th century who was the last Bishop of Dromore before it was merged with the Diocese of Down and Connor.


  • Let us meditate on the love of God, who being supremely happy Himself, communicateth perfect happiness to us. Supreme happiness doth not make God forget us; shall the miserable comforts of this life make us forget Him?
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 270.

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