Fr. John Rossiter, early Augustinian pioneer in the United States and co-founder of the original convent of Saint Augustine in Philadelphia, died at the Jesuit plantation of St. Thomas Manor in Maryland.
Bishop William A. Jones of San Juan, Puerto Rico, consecrated the church on the Villanova College campus.Bishop William A. Jones of San Juan, Puerto Rico, consecrated the church on the Villanova College campus.
A visit of Provincial John Fedigan to Archbishop Corrigan of New York resulted in the offer of a property of the Visitation Nuns on Staten Island, to become the following year the parish of Our Lady of Good Counsel.
On this date, one day previous to the announced date for the public sale of the nearly 200 acre Belle Air Property by Mrs. Sarah Rudolph, Frs. Thomas Kyle and Patrick Moriarty, purchased the estate for $18,000.