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Gonzaga College, an Historical Sketch; From Its Foundation in 1821, to the Solemn Celebration of Its First Centenary in 1921 (Paperback) Loot Price: R388
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Gonzaga College, an Historical Sketch; From Its Foundation in 1821, to the Solemn Celebration of Its First Centenary in 1921...
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Gonzaga College, an Historical Sketch; From Its Foundation in 1821, to the Solemn Celebration of Its First Centenary in 1921 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXII Rev. Francis P. Donnelly, S. J. (1915-1916) SEPTEMBER 27, 1915, marked a change of administration at Gonzaga. On that day Rev. Fr. Francis P. Donnelly was proclaimed its twenty-second Rector, in succession to Fr. Eugene DeL. McDonnell. Three days later, on September 30, Fr. McDonnell set out for St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, to take up the work of parishpriest and make his zeal felt in that wide field of activity. On October 3 Rev. Fr. Donnelly and the students of the college met in the Hall to exchange greetings and become acquainted. The Holy Name Parade on October 10 was another triumph for the Third Sunday Brigade, proud to have its old leader, Fr. McDonnell, back even for a day. With that zeal for the diffusion of knowledge characteristic of his brief rule at Gonzaga, Rev. Fr. Donnelly instituted in the College on October 16 a series of evening classes on different topics. He personally took charge of a class in English literature and composition, and his lectures were always crowded. In this evening course, Fr. John O'Hara lectured on philosophy, while Fr. Augustus Duarte dealt with sociological questions of the day. Fr. O'Hara opened a retreat for the boys on October 27. On November 4 the parish suffered a great loss in the death of good Fr. Noonan. He had filled a long period of service, and during all the years of his ministry he was an angel of comfort to the poor and afflicted, with all the dignity and authority attaching to a patriarch among his people. He was best acquainted with the oldest inhabitants and had a peculiar faculty for recalling names and faces and incidents after long protracted stretches of separation from them. He died at Georgetown Hospital after a lingering illness, and his funeral from the church on Nov...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Gonzaga College
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44373-2
Barcode: 9781150443732
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-44373-1

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