Search Results

Keywords: Parishioners

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 15 Showing 3 of 15

Item 79318

Dixfield Common Baptist Church and citizens, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 18380

Restoration of Sts. Peter and Paul, Lewiston, 2004

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 2004 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18368

Rev. Alexandre Louis Mothon, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 2 Showing 2 of 2

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 2 Showing 2 of 2

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… the "one true church," (Episcopalian) some of the parishioners left to form their own church. In 1886, this group of people began to worship in the…

Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - John Crosby

He was with the parishioners through difficult times when there were insufficient funds to properly support a minister, making it necessary to…