Newman Centers

...the patron because of his qualities of head, heart, and soul.[2] At the beginning, the club was organized by and for medical students but soon opened to the rest of the student body. The club would dissolve in 1905 but was reformed in 1913 as the Catholic Student’s Organization Committee.

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Recently Processed Collection: John Gilmary Shea Correspondence

...network of personal and professional relationships to obtain the pertinent information required for his extensive scholarly works. The Shea correspondence collection I processed in late fall 2012 provides a unique perspective and reveals Shea’s activities as a writer, researching scholar, historian, and friend. During my initial review of the collection,

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Mary Brackett Willcox and Catholicism in the Suburbs

...wing pains of the Church and the daily life of the 1800s.   Check out the finding aid for Mary Brackett Willcox's collection to see what other correspondence we have in the archives. [1] Joseph Willcox, Ivy Mills, 1729-1866, Willcox and Allied Families, (Columbia: R.L. Bryan Company, 1983), 124 [2]

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Parish and School Closing

...res were painful and highlighted the end of the Golden Age of Catholicism in the city, they were a necessity that secured the financial stability of the Archdiocese for the future. They also led to a new beginning – when Blessed Katharine Drexel in Chester had its first Mass on

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