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Item 82174

St. Mary's Catholic Church and School, Westbrook, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Westbrook

Media: Postcard

Item 79415

St. John Catholic Church, Rumford, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Rumford

Media: Postcard

Item 80397

St Mary's Church, Lewiston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1960

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

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St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

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'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lincoln, ca. 1920

Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

The Native Americans were the first recorded people to have the religious faith of Catholicism in this area.

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John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst Memorial High School

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… and in some cases convert the native peoples to Catholicism. The religion of the French was more appealing to the natives as opposed to the strict…