Catholics -- United States -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 0053
Abstract John M. Oesterreicher was born February 2, 1904 in Stadt-Liebau, Moravia, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, into a Jewish family. He studied theology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna, was ordained to the priesthood in 1927, and in 1953 he founded the Institute for Judaeo-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. The John M. Oesterreicher papers include manuscripts, correspondence and sermons centering on his work in Judaeo-Christian Studies and...
Identifier: ADN 0003-011
Abstract Joseph Francis was ordained as a priest in 1950 and became the fourth African American Roman Catholic bishop in the country, and the first ordained in the Northeast. Bishop Francis was a pioneering figure in the discussion of race and religion. The materials in this collection span the years between 1934 and 1997, and includes much of Bishop Francis' own writings for his speeches and sermons.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0005
Abstract The collection contains the papers of the Seton family of New York City and the Jevons family of Liverpool, England and New York City.
Collection — Box 8
Identifier: ADN 0012
Abstract This collection documents the history, activities, and celebrations of many of the women's Religious Orders throughout New Jersey, generally spanning the years from 1869-2012. The collection also contains materials related to some out-of-state orders, particularly in New York, and materials related to individual sisters of some orders.