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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 21988

Edward Kavanagh, Damariscotta, 1843

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1843

Location: Damariscotta

Media: Carte de visite

Item 35365

John Bapst transfer of cemetery lot ownership, Bangor, 1856

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: 1856-11-19

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink on paper

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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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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.


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

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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

Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

The Catholic Church is located on the west side of Main Street, so the reason he bought his house on Ballard Hill was so that he could be within…

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Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

Prior to this there had been only one Catholic Church in town, Church of the Immaculate Conception (later Church of the Assumption, then St.