Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
"Priests, confirmation class, and altar boys at the first Catholic confirmation service ever held on Peaks Island, are shown here at St. Christopher's Church [15 Central Avenue, Peaks Island] where the service was held today."
The occasion was the Feast Day of Saint Christopher.
Back row, left to right: Francis Gay (cross bearer), Rev. Samuel N. Donovan (pastor), Msgr. George P. Johnson, Rev. Joseph E. McCarthy (Bishop of Portland), Rev. James Burke.
Middle row, left to right: Richard McDaide (altar boy), confirmants: Thomas Collins, Richard Hasson, Margaret Murphy.
Front row, left to right; altar boys: Robert Boyce, Robert Gay, Gilbert Hasson, Philip Murphy, Lawrence Hasson.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 25 July 1938.
"Saint Christopher's Church (Peaks Island), 1938" (1938). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 316.
Portland, Me., Peaks Island, Houses of worship, Churches