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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

10687

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

7-25-1938

Description

"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.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Peaks Island, Houses of worship, Churches

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.