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Title:
The Liguori guide to Catholic U.S.A. : a treasury of churches, schools, monuments, shrines, and monasteries
Author:
Copp, Jay.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Liguori, Mo. : Liguori Publications, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764803710
Format :
Book

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Central Library BX2320.5.U6 C66 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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A tapestry of Catholic life in the United States, The Catholic Guide to Catholic U.S.A. brings the reader to more than 500 churches, shrines, monuments, schools, and monasteries across the country, including well-known sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, the Alamo in San Antonio, and the University of Notre Dame, as well as lesser-known locations such as the Ursuline Convent in New Orleans, the Grotto in Dickeyville, WI, and the Shrine of the Showshoe Priest in L'Anse, MI. Also included are such remarkable stories as that of the Philadelphia church for which Babe Ruth hit a home run, the eight-seat Iowa chapel, and the Texas museum housing the art of a nun whose work the Nazis banned.A cornucopia of fascinating details, this book provides brief histories and descriptions of each of the places profiled, as well as addresses and telephone numbers. Photos of more than fifty of the locations are also included.Essential for anyone interested in places Catholic, The Liguori Guide to Catholic U.S.A. will inspire serious pilgrims and casual day-trippers alike to seek out the myriad places that continue to inspire, refresh, and renew the Catholic spirit.


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