The Province’s summer house at Fifth Street in Ocean City was secured through the efforts of Fr. Edward Carney and was made available to the friars of the Province, replacing the former house in Sea Isle City destroyed several years earlier in a hurricane.
The last of the Augustinian missionaries in Cuba, 35 friars in all, left Havana by order of the Prior Provincial, James Donnellon, after 62 years of ministry in that country. Only one remained, Fr. John McKniff.