Our Lady of Czestochowa Dedication

...Czestochowa. New Shrine Built The chapel became a popular pilgrimage site for Polish Americans and soon plans were made for a new larger shrine. Atop of Beacon Hill in Doylestown, ground would be broken on August, 23, 1964. The shrine would be completed in time for the Polish Millennium in

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Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute

...al needs of the city as well as carrying on their charitable activities.   For more on the Philopatrians check out our online catalog or visit their website   [1] Hall of the Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute, 02/10/1868, MC26 F2 Constitution and Bylaws; https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/8290. [2] Letter to Father Connery from

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Eucharistic Congress

...en. Over the week, the Congress also featured art and exhibits, such as performances of Godspell, A Man for All Seasons, and Foolsgold, a mime performance at Old St. Joseph’s Church. Processions and Masses The Eucharistic Congress was a major event in the city and attended by pilgrims from around

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Parish and School Closing

...originally considered for closure included Northeast Catholic High School for Boys and Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls; however, because of community support both remained open. Parish schools would also be affected by the closures, and even parishes that remained open saw their schools close, such as St. Patrick’s

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