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A Brief Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church on Long Island (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
A Brief Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church on Long Island (Paperback): Patrick Mulrenan
A Brief Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church on Long Island (Paperback): Patrick Mulrenan

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A Brief Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church on Long Island (Paperback)

Patrick Mulrenan

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ber, 1860, by Bishop Loughlin. It was formerly a Presbyterian church. CHAPTER III. Church of St. Vincent De Paul--St. Joseph's Enlarged--St. Stephen's--New Church of St. Charles Barromeo--Young Men's Catholic Association--The New Cathedral--Dimensions. The corner-stone of the Church of St. Vincent De Paul was laid on the 17th of July, 1868. The church was dedicated on the 17th of October, 1869, by Bishop Loughlin. St. Joseph's Church, corner of Pacific street and Vanderbilt avenue, enlarged and beautified, was dedicated on the 17th of March, 1861, by Bishop Loughlin. The length and breadth of the old church were more than doubled. St. Francis' (German) Church was opened in 1857, by Rev. Bonaventure Keller, who attended it for two years. In 1866, Rev. N. Balleis, 0. S. B., became its pastor. St. Stephen's Church, Carroll street, was dedicated on the 15th of July, 1866. It was orginally built and occupied by the Episcopalians, from whom it was purchased by Rev. A. Dorris. On the 8th of March, 1868, the historic old Church of St. Charles Barromeo, corner of Sydney Place and Livingston street, was destroyed by fire. The pastor, Rev. Dr. Freel, immediately purchased seven lots of ground on the north-east corner of Sidney Place and Livingston street, and the cornerstone of the new church was laid on the 12th of July, 1868; it was dedicated on the 23d of May, 1869, by Bishop Loughlin. The church is built of Philadelphia brick, in the old English style of architecture. It is sixty feet front on Sydney Place, and extends one hundred and thirty feet on Livingston street. The side walls are fifty feet high, and the front sixty. The site and building cost over eighty thousand dollars. The average daily attendance of pupils, male and female, is six hundred. The male school i...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Patrick Mulrenan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-69086-9
Barcode: 9781151690869
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-69086-4

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