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Life story of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Irish-American newspaper published in Boston, Buffalo, and New York between 1850 and 1855.
Learn about two major events for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the end of the 19th century, the consecration and...
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History and membership information for the Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute.
Correspondence between Cardinal Dougherty and Joseph J. Trainer. Summary for Agricultural Program
Letter to Members of the Catholic Institutional Cooperative Association, from Father McMenamin, 10/16/1950
Letter to Members of the Catholic Institutional Cooperative Association, from Father McMenamin. Discuses importance of the lay people involvement.