Annals of the Propagation of the Faith Volume 19-20

Annals of the Propagation of the Faith Volume 19-20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...ministry in the different civilized and Indian stations. Death of Mgr. Portier, Bishop of Mobile...... 313 MISSIONS OF OC'-EANIGA. A Letter from Father Honore Laval, of the Society of the Sacred Hearts............ 280 Edifying conduct of the inhabitants of the Gambier Islands.--Sixty of them build a cathedral at Tahiti.--Their return to Gambier. Extract from a, Letter of the same Father.... 233 Death of the King Gregorio.--His son succeeds him.--Ceremonies performed upon the change of rulers. A Letter from Father Poupinel, of the Society of Mary 350 A voyage to New Zealand.--A visit paid to all the establishments directed by the members of his society. " GENTLEMEN, "Assembled in the archispiscopal city of St. Louis, the prelates of the different dioceses composing this province did not think it right to separate without testifying their gratitude for the admirable work of the ' Propagation of the Faith.' It afiiords us great consolation to have this opportunity of rendering you a tribute so well merited. The aid which we have received, and still continue to receive, from your charity, has assisted us in the most eflicient manner to build our churches, to found and support charitable establishments. It would be useless to enumerate what each of our respective dioceses owes to the work, and still more so to repeat 'how many Bishops and Missioners in all parts of the world are indebted to it for the numbers of churches, schools, and houses of charity erected through its support. "We perceive with delight that Providence is pleased to bless this Association, so eminently religious, and that it is prosperous von. xx.-xo. Il8.--JANUARY, 1859. a amidst so many difliculties: we participate in the Holy...show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682914X
  • 9781236829146