CMS 072 documents the career of Joseph Berton, c.s. (1913-1984), who was born in Crespano del Grappa in the Veneto region of Italy, entered the Missionaries of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians, and served as a priest in New York State and in Ontario, Canada from 1936 until his death.
Click here to view the entire finding aid for the Charles Zanoni c.s. Papers (CMS 111) Father Charles Zanoni of the Order of the Scalabrinians served in parishes around the East Coast of the United States and the world for...
CMS 062 documents activities at the Italian-American Roman Catholic parish of Sacred Heart in the North End of Boston from the foundation of the parish in 1889 until the 1970s.
CMS 096 documents research into Father Angelo Bartolomeo Chiariglione, c.s., a priest whose mission to small communities of Italian laborers scattered in the Deep South of the United States meant little documentation on him accrued in any one place. This collection consists primarily of photocopies of documents from the various places where Father Chiariglione lived, documenting his whereabouts at particular points in time and thus contributing to a more complete biography.
CMS 076 documents the work of the Rev. James Abbaro, c.s. as a member of the committee of the Society of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians and the congregation of male religious created in 1969 to develop a Scalabrinian response to Vatican II.
Via correspondence, musical compositions, notebooks, personal papers and photographs, CMS 071 documents the life of the Rev. William Pizzoglio, c.s.. The collection ranges from the 1910s when he was a seminarian in Italy receiving letters from his widowed mother in Brazil to his death in 1973.
CMS 048 documents activities in the Italian-American Roman Catholic parish of Our Lady of Pompei, located in the coal-company town of Monongah, West Virginia, between the years 1899, when missionaries from what is now the Society of Saint Charles-Scalabrinians, a congregation of male religious founded to minister to migrants, arrived in the area, to 1926, when the missionaries left. Documents include correspondence.
In 1889, Reverend Luigi Paroli P.S.S.C. established the Holy Ghost Church to accommodate the growing number of Italian immigrants living in the Federal Hill area of the city. The collection is made up of photographs of Parenti’s early life in Italy and the congregation, as well as clippings, souvenir journals, financial records, correspondence, parish histories, and a unique compendium of religious feasts celebrated at Holy Ghost.
CMS 069 documents the life of Father Giacomo Gambera, a priest who served in parishes in New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Boston, New York, and at the Saint Raphael Society for the Protection of Italian Immigrants on Ellis Island between 1889-1928. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and Father Gambera’s own sermons and memoir.
Reverend Stephen J. Donahue was the treasurer for the National Catholic Welfare Conference’s Catholic Committee of Refugees from Germany. Donahue’s work with the Catholic Committee for Refugees from Germany brought him into contact with the New York office of the International Catholic Office for Refugee Affairs. This collection contains correspondence with leaders from the Catholic Committee for Refugees in Germany, Saint Raphael’s Society, and the International Catholic Office for Refugee Affairs.