Category Archives: Parishes

Found in the Archives! Paying off the Parish Debt

Cardinal Hayes received this telegram from Rev. John B. McGrath of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Harlem just after Christmas in 1920.  Fr. McGrath had finally paid of St. Thomas’s parish debt of $186,500.00....
Read more

Found in the Archives! A Lecture by Henry Austin Adams

This complementary ticket to a benefit lecture by Henry Austin Adams was sent to Archbishop Corrigan by Fr. Neil McKinnon, S.J., pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola. Henry Austin Adams was, at the time, a well-known Catholic...
Read more

Found in the Archives! Christmas at St. Vincent Ferrer

In 1936, Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, then Secretary of State for the Vatican and the future Pope Pius XII, visited the United States for two weeks.  With this visit, he became the highest-ranking Catholic official to...
Read more