This is the date of death of Fr. John Frediani, a member of the Tuscan Province of the Order, who served for 47 years in the Villanova Province, 45 of them at Saint Rita in South Philadelphia. He returned to Italy shortly before his death.
This day saw three Augustinian siblings, Fathers Charles, John and William Marsden gathered at St. Augustine Church in Philadelphia for the first mass of the middle brother, John. Charles assisted as deacon of the mass while William was sub-deacon.
Rudolph Landas de Berghes, former Archbishop of the Old Catholics in the United States, entered the Augustinian Novitiate at Villanova after having made his profession of faith to Cardinal Hayes on December 22, 1919.