...ierarchy were threatened by schism from Philadelphia. With the creation of new dioceses in 1808, the now Archbishop Carroll, was in charge of organizing the governance of the new hierarchy. For Philadelphia, Carroll recommended Michael Egan, who would be made the city’s first bishop. Carroll would call together a provincial
...husetts, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, and a few from Canada, mainly Montreal. Almost nothing is known about why the company chose to specialize in church lithographs or how they solicited business or performed the execution of
...and schoolrooms on the next two. On July 2, the first Mass was said in the new building. Work continued on the classrooms which would be ready for September 1923. When the new building opened, attendance had increased to nearly 400 children and would grow to over 600 by 1932.
...nd anniversaries are usually documented by articles from both the Catholic newspaper of the time and secular newspapers. Consultors' Minute Books, 1896-1991 These provide brief descriptions of consultors meetings. The Diocesan consultors are a certain number of priests in each diocese of the United States who act as official advisers