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... 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...
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