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Item 6828

Title: St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Houlton

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Houlton

Media: Photoprint

Item 9916

Title: St. Ignatius, Martyr, Church, Sanford, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1895

Location: Sanford

Media: Photograph

Item 21592

Title: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, South Portland, 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1960-10-10

Location: South Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 85287

Address: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland property, East Side of Island, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 85289

Address: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland property, East Side of Island, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Sister's Home

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.