Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. First Edition.


KENNEDY, Patrick J., (ed.). The Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, Newfoundland 1855-1955. [St.John's] : (Robinson & Company, Ltd.), [1957]. First Edition. Pp (19), 16-275, (5), (56,ads) + folding plate opp.p.20. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, card covers. O'Dea 3258. A large book with over 250 photographs and many local advertisements. Various contributors, including, in alphabetical order: Rev. John B. Ashley's "The Right of Consecration of a Catholic Church" and "The Consecration of the Cathedral in 1855"; W.J. Browne's "Most Rev. Michael Francis Howley, Bishop of St.John's, 1895-1904, Archbishop of St.John's 1904-1914"; Charles Conroy's "From Cenacle to Basilica " Origin and Development of Catholic Churches"; E.B. Foran's "Early Days of the Catholic Church in Newfoundland" and "Right Reverend Doctor Mullock, Bishop Militant" [includes photos ofhis books]; G.A. Frecker's ""Most Reverend Edward Patrick Roche, 1874-1950 , Archbishop of St.John's (1914-1950)"; J.C. Higgins' "History of St.Patrick's Church in St.John's" and "Right Reverend T.J. Power, d.d., Bishop of St.John's, 1870-1893"; J.E. Hoskins' "The Restoration of the Cathedral of St.John the Baptist, 1953-1955"; Rev. P.J. Kennedy's "The Holy Eucharist and the Cathedral", "Most Reverend Thomas John Flynn, Coadjutor to Archbishop Roche, 1945-1949" and "The Family Crusade in Newfoundland, September, 1952"; Rev. T.J. Moakler's "Statue of Our Lady of Fatima Centenary Gift from Fishermen of Portugal to Basilica of St.John the Baptist"; Rev. E.P. Roche's "The Right Reverend John Thomas Mullock, d.d., 1807-1869"; an address on social welfare by Archbishop Skinner. Also speeches, greetings & letters from various churchmen; several anonymous historical & biographical articles; reports on the meanderings of Cardinal McGuigan, pageants, fireworks, parades &other ceremonies. Light wear to covers, else very good. 75.00

Title: Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. First Edition.

Author Name: KENNEDY, Patrick J. (ed.)] FRECKER, G.A. FORAN, E.B. ROCHE, E.P.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: St. John's, 1957,:

Seller ID: 11274

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND ST. JOHN'S CANADIAN RELIGION RELIGIOUS CATHOLICISM CHURCHES CHURCH HISTORY ROMAN CATHOLIC CANADA,