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The Catholic Journal. (Rochester, N.Y.) 1889-1929, October 05, 1880, Image 17

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I I Wllr^.^nf-l\\^'l^T• i ^^r^\\ > ^^ , ' J ^ rfi * f '^\•'^^\* SfW '\^ •'\'•'-'•\\ IUSSS** , GOLDEN JUBILEE. Steps in PRESS PROGRESS •s~*u 3 j<r. 4 (Notes on the pictures on the opposite page) 1 OPO«««uo«ouqoouoooo Tut; Cliurclies SUPPLEMENT \ -a'-church building, which was la- ^ ter blessed and ^dedicated as a ff& mm £ 2 t I *5 t 3 a 38 2 g al 5 •o i O II- 33 i I I I o 54? a g 11 < u 1 \ox * 0) _ X •o S S >- 5\s y TJ a o c •at \ SI 2 \5 Is u &\° J? o O.-o c -Si a ! 1 9& m 1* 8 I « S3 2^ & ss £ U < - I! 8 = 4 I O U t 6 i! I! i! 2 1 T3 I \S <a £=' a s fc. o s c 3 UI j i •* - « 2 £ £• O o — £ a -,.o 5 \ _• d <0 tf* E <I -• V* ». «. > a \ra 1 Q- 3 or a i a . «a - • °S 3 • O ui 6 - 2 -! o 5 3 * 03 <- C QA •c V. - - \Or —• «i - u (Continued from Page 59) tjonoouoooooooooutjoo James P. Kiernati, V.&r-who was then its pastor; The second church was dedi- cated by Bishop McQuaid on De- cember 4, 190*1, and the present cliurch was erected in 1916 dur- ing the pastorate of the IU. Rev. Msgr. Arthur Hughes. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Charles F. Shay, the present pastor, was named as the successor of- the Most Rev. Walter A. Foery, who was pastor of this church when he was made Bishop of Syracuse. Assistant pastors of Holy Ro- sary are the Rev. Richard K. Burns and the Rev. Patrick J. Flvnn. Masses at this church are at 6, 7, 8, 9. 10 and 11 o'clock in both summer and winter. ANNUNCIATION ChurcJi of the Annunciation. See Our Lady of Ml. Cannel Church. HOLY APOSTLES The Cliurch of the Holy Apos- tles parish was carved out of St Patrick's Cathedral parish fifty- live years ago. The Vosl Hev. Bernard J. Mc- Quaid guve recognition to the 'needs of a church in the Lyell 09881—Gal. No. 62 — Avenue section, and this rhun-h was founded May 1, 1884. with the Rev. Timothy Murphy as the first pastor. A combination church~„>and school 'was' erected at Lvejl Ave- nue and Austin Street that year and a rapid growth was under way. This building was replaced by a red sandstone church which Father Murphy erected three years later. The Rev. John Nelligan built the rectory of red brick veneer in 1910, and a School, building of red brick was built in 1914. Sister M. Angelica is principal of the -school, which has' k faculty of nine Sisters of- St. \Joseph and three lay teachers. The convent is located next door to the school in Austin Street. The Rev. Phillip Golding is pastor* with the Rev. Phillip Dey- ereaux and the Rev. William J. Ayres assistant pastors. Masses on Sunday are at the same hours all of the war—at 6, 7, 8, 9, .10 and 11 o'clock. HOLY CROSS Holy Cross Church at Charlotte, of which the .ReV. Alexander J. MeCabe is pastor, has completed a prfigram of improvements. I Now all that remains is \to pay the debt.'*) The first work of Father Mc- Cabe. after he was appointed pas- tor on July 12, 1913, was to build a convent—to give the Sisters a suitable home. Then lie com- pleted the unfinished church, add- ed a front vestibule, built the tower, installed a 2.000-pound bell which was donated bv that staunch Catholic, Lawrence Sex-: ton, put in new HOOP*, hew sta- licjns. new windows and new pews. The rectory was greath im- proved and the ground* beauti- fied. Adjoining propertv was purchased and a tnodprn school and parochial building preried. This Church, located at 1492 Lake . \Vetiue , was founded on Mav 3. 1863. Prior to that time, the Rev. John Maurice, a Frenih mis«i»hr ary, had been sent to Charlotte by- Bishop Timnn of Buffalo to take charge of Mt. Read parish. With ardent zeal.and murh «p|f«acri- fice. he labored .among thp few Catholic families I orated,, there. For two years he went there„,each week, conducting Sunday School services in the front room of Ah- \drew Mulligan's house. Then—in 1862-^he purchased the house of Luther Jeffrods fpr $1,500 and it was remodeled into %&•- church, tather Maurice remained\ for ten years. %& The Rev. John.Donnelly be- *§|* came the first resident pastor in «^ 1873, remaining until August of g^ the following year. Then the Rev. *f Thomas Hendrick was made pas- 3$ tor, and he built the Church of St. O John's on Ridge Road while there. $& Upon the (ransfer of Father J*f Hendrick to Union Springs, the JO? Rev. Simon FitzSimons became sgjj: pastor in 1877, remaining until ** the following year, when he was J~f succeeded by the Rev. John Fitz- «F gerald. %B The old church was destroyed £» by fire in 1882, but the corner- *u stone of the present structure had ~f been laid on Sunday, August 28, %S£ J881, On-this site Father Fitz- fjj gerald built a parochial school, x-n which was opened in 1887. Sister J* Alary Sylvester was the first prin- ^ cipal. The Rev. William Payne ^ became pastor.in 1895, and h e j~» erected the second school. ^, The Rev. Joseph P. HafTey> ** assistant pastor. Masses are at lJ£ 7, 8:15. 9:30, 11 o'clock in win- O ter and at 7,8:15, 9:30,11 o'clock #$ in summer. 3*; HOLY ^FAMILY _££ While the Civil War was still hi progress \hr 180!•, ihe^Ghuich ^t^ of the Holy Family, located at ~$M •Ho Ames Street, Rochester, was ^ founded. Through all of the %p changes of the long interval since iif. it has met all of its responsibil- •& ities. ' f| The Rev. Joseph\ H. Gcfell, ^4 D.IX, is pastor and the Rev. Roy «^ Murphy is assistant pastor. *? Holy Family has an admirable %J? school in charge of Notre Dame ^ Sisters—with 17 classrooms* and #$ instruction provided for 810 ^^ pupils. ** Classes in winter are at 6, 7, 8, '%% 9, 10 and 11 o'clock, and in sum- $y& mer at 5:30, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 ZZ o'clock. ** MOST HOLY REDEEMER 0 Through a chance meeting be- ^-* tween Bishop McQuaid and the. ?£ Rev. Fedelis C. Oberholzer in *» \New York just as the former wasf*^ about to sail for Romevthe build- •£& er of. the Church of the Most Holy g^ Redeemer, Hudson and and Clif- ford Avenues, was induced to come to Rochester. Bishop McQuaid was much im- pressed with hirri. The meeting took place in 1869i and Father Oberholzer was invited to come to Rochester as pastor of a little church which had been separated from St. Jo- seph's in 1867 and dedicated its church and school building the following year. .... - He became pastor in 1869. (Continued .on Page f8) 77 ' . . ••• • ..- a l» TIME IN ITS FLIGHT Klondike gold rush begins. . . . Wheat at\^1 09 a bushel, highest since 1891. ;•*. . 5.000 postmasters strike for increase in salary. . . . Floods in the Mississippi Vailev, ... Japan protests annexation of Hawaii by U. S. . . . Dingley Tariff \ct signpd, bringing aver- age rates of 49.5 per cent, highest in history. Nlimber of publications in^ creases 313. suggesting better times. . . . Bill before New York legislature proposes making it il- legal: to sell below cost. . . . Charles A. Dana* editor of the New; York Sun, dies and is. suc- ceeded by his son. Paul Dana... . Seattle Post - Intellifencer sells 21 til 34 copies of special-Klondike edition^ ( Counterfeiting of liquors and medicines is widespread. , . . Manly Gillam takes 112 brook trout in dne season from streams within the limits of the new city of -Greater New York. w si m fi o afys ROCHESTER, N. Y. IVIL War days were as yet undreamed of when three Sisters of Charity came to this city eighty-two years ago, and founded St. Mary'* Hospital on its present site and in a part of its present plant at Main Street West and Cenese'e Street. Two small, dilapidated stone stabies which stood on the premises were fitted up tor tem- porary .use as the first hospital in Rochester. The beloved Sister Hieronymo headed the little band of cour- ageous nuns who, with the assistance of the Rev. Michael O'Brien, then pastor of St. Patrick's Church Hater the Cath- edral 1\ purchased the land and opened the hospital Septemper •a, 1857. Incorporation of St. Mary's Hospital took pfaeie September 19, 1857, eleven days after it was opened, and the present east wing, three stories in height and fronting on Genesee Streefj was erected two years later. Hardly had the Sisters established their little hospital as a going concern when the tragedy of the Civil War confronted them. St. Mary's offered all it had, and more, to the cause of the Union. Its meager facilities were scon taxed to the limit in the care of wounded soldiers. In spite of the emergency which the w»t created the Sisters went ahead with plans which had previously been completed for the extension of the plant to mgtude the .presenTTratn— building facing Mam Street West, and work, on the structure ' was begun in } 862. Impelled by a growing sense of appreciation of the heroic efforts of the handful of Sisters of Charity and the imperative needs for hospitalization of the wounded Northern soldiers, the community opened its heart and purse to. the struggling institution and its founders. With the close of the Civil War the hospital settled'back gradually to serve the civilian needs of fKe city arid Surround- ing territory and, during a period of twenty-five years, enjoyed a normal and healthy expansion of activities and service., then, in 1890, sensing the need for greater and more modern equip- ment. Bishop McQuaid set about raising a fund to provide new beds arid Other improvements. Twenty thousand dollars, was subscribed for this purpose in short Order, t . • At midnight, February 15* 1891-. flames swept the^Struc- ture and the fruit of thirty years' efforts was wiped away in a few hours. Three hundred patients, were safely removed from the burning hospital despite the fact that most of them were asleep when the fire was disddvered. On the day following the fire the old Union and Advertiser, then one of the city's two leading newspapers, started a fund to enable the Sisters to replace an estimated loss of S6O.O00. By September o' the same year the hospital reopened its doors to patients. Steady and rapid expansion followed. A training school tor nurses was established: in- 1891. the operating pavilion was erected in 1898, arid the contagious pavilion one year later. In 1903 the maternity department in the west, wing was add- ed, followed ih three years by a beautiful chapel. Purchase of the city's first motorized ambulance was consummated in 1914. the following year,saw the erection of a new ppwer house and laundry. The' present Nurses' Hohie Was completed) . in 1923. Now. on the threshold of another important milestone in its eventful career* St. Mary's, laces the rteed lor greater capacity and more modern structures ar»d equipment with confidence that the riot distant future will see its fulfilment. ROCHESTER'S OLDEST AND ONLY C A T HO L I C H 0 S F1 T A L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $ 0 0 0 0 •0 0 •0 0 \0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8- 0 0 0 8 0 •0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8- 0 8 0 0 I 8888888&008888$&88083N

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