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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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Solemn Requiem Mass for Philadelphia's Catholic Dead Who Died in the Cause of Human Liberty, Cathedral, Memorial Day, May 13, 1919
List of the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who died while serving in World War One.
Essay on St. William’s school and parish history, as well as to the cultural and neighborhood history of the Lawncrest section of Northeast…
Solemn Triduum in Honor of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary held at St. Matthew's Church, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1939