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...om significant events within the Archdiocese’s history, including the 41st International Eucharistic Congress held in Philadelphia in 1976 and Pope John Paul II’s visit in October 1979. Archdiocesan records also include the sacramental registers of those parishes located within the present Archdiocese since their founding. CHRC also houses the collections

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Our Lady of Czestochowa Dedication

...of Our Lady of Czestochowa’s connection to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia dates back to 1951, when Father Michael Zembrzusk of the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit (Pauline Fathers), arrived from Poland. In 1953, he received permission to establish a monetary and shrine in Doylestown. Two years later, a

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The Immaculata Mighty Macs

...ctory, 1974 The Immaculata team was welcomed at Philadelphia International Airport by a crowd of their supporters. Family, friends, and supporters of the Immaculata community all turned out. Returning to Philadelphia after the team's third straight championship, 1974 The team went on to place second in the AIAW tournament for

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