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Historical Sketches of the Catholic Church in Oregon, During the Past Forty Years (Paperback) Loot Price: R442
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Historical Sketches of the Catholic Church in Oregon, During the Past Forty Years (Paperback): Francis Norbert Blanchet

Historical Sketches of the Catholic Church in Oregon, During the Past Forty Years (Paperback)

Francis Norbert Blanchet

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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. 1878. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 40 marks; the thirty three years of our Lord by 33 points, followed by a cross; and the eighteen centuries and thirty-nine years since, by 8 marks and 39 points, would pretty well answer his design, in giving him a chance to show the beginning of the world, the creation, the fall of angels, of Adam, the promise of a Savior, the time of his birth, and his death upon the cross, as well as the mission of the Apostles. The plan was a great success. After eight days explanation, the chief and his companions became masters of the subject; and, having learned to make the sign of the cross and to sing one or two canticles in Chinook jargon, they started for home well satisfied, with a square rule thus marked, which they called: Sahale stick, (Boi& d'en haut.) That plan was afterwards changed from a rnle to a large chart containing the great epochs of the world, such as the Deluge, the Tower of Babel, the ten commandments of God, the 12 apostles, the seven sacraments affd precepts of the Church; these being very useful to enable the missionary the teaching of the Indians and whites. It was called, "The Catholic Ladder."," The fruits of this long mission were very consoling. The women, grown boys and girls, had learned their prayers in part, and some of the catechism; and the younger children, some part of their prayers. The first strophe of several canticles, in French and Chinook, had been learned, and were sung alternately by the two choirs of men, women and children, after the chant of the other strophes by a solus. By that means, the offices, on Sunday, at mass and vespers, were rendered pretty solemn and attractive. The number of baptisms were 28, of which, 20 were Indian children, and 7 were adult women; thus in adding the 7 made in December last, we will have 34 ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Francis Norbert Blanchet
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44125-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-44125-2
Barcode: 9781151441256

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