Scalabrinians Collection on Rhode Island Churches, 1891-1977
Credit: Center for Migration Studies of New York

Scalabrinians Collection on Rhode Island Churches, 1891-1977

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CMS 029 documents life in nine Italian-American Roman Catholic parishes in the state of Rhode Island: Saint Rocco in Thornton; Saint Ann in Providence; Holy Cross in Providence; Our Lady of Loreto in East Providence; Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Bristol; Saint Anthony in Woonsocket; Holy Angels in Barrington; Saint Anthony in North Providence; and Saint Mary in Cranston. The records consist of a history of each parish, illustrated diamond jubilee books, parish bulletins, correspondence between pastors, souvenirs journals, magazines, newspapers, albums with clippings, photographs, and short biographies of pastors.

Arrangement
2.5 Linear feet in 5 document boxes

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The Scalabrini Fathers, a missionary order for the Italian immigrants, began their pastoral activity in Rhode Island as far back as 1889, when Bishop Harkins of Providence invited them to conduct a mission for the Italians of the area.

black and white church interior

Credit: Center for Migration Studies

 

Collection Title Scalabrinians Collection on Rhode Island Churches, 1891-1977
Call Number CMS 029
Extent 2.5 linear feet in 5 manuscript boxes