BEDINI, GAETANO, VISITATION
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
File — Box 2: Series Series 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents In handwriting of Sister Delphina, this book of annals begins with a history of the foundation copied from the profession book and other sources. It names Charles Neale as the one who introduced the foundation ."wishing to establish a house of prayer for the happy success of the American missions and the increase and prosperity of Catholic faith in this new world;" refers to it as the "first convent ever erected in the United States of North America." 10/15/1790, dedication of chapel to Sacred...
Dates: 1674-1990; Majority of material found in 1800-1990