Mathew Carey

...taken in America.”[5] Contributors included Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush and helped lead to an increased interest in American literature.[6] An even larger impact on the American literary scene was Carey’s book company, which was described as the “greatest publishing and distributing firm in the country.”[7] In addition to publishing

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Parish and School Closing

...d its first Mass on July 1, 1993, the church was filled to capacity as parishioners began a new era. ← Drexel Beatification Conclusion →...

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A Brief History of the Growing Pains of the Church in Philadelphia

...Thomas Hughes, History of the Society of Jesus in North America vol. II, (London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1908) 473; Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Directory, (Philadelphia: CatholicPhilly.com, 2018). [2] Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Directory, (Philadelphia: CatholicPhilly.com, 2018). [3]John Gilmary Shea, Life and Times of the Most Rev. John Carroll, Bishop

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Catholics in WWII

...anding.”[5] This highlights the importance that servicemen placed on religion and highlights the old saying that there are no atheists in the foxholes. Louis Meyer Photograph, Assasm India, 1844 The other major part of Dougherty’s WWII correspondence deals with chaplains, both from an administrative national level and an individual priest

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