Anniversaries & Jubilees in 1994
Fr. Roger Mercurio, C.P., has compiled this chronology of the
Provinces of St. Paul the Cross and Holy Cross.
|Birth of Paul Francis Daneo, Founder of the Congregation.|
|John M. Cioni, Historian & Confidant of St. Paul, General.|
Fast is mitigated, beatification processes furthered.
|1854||140 Years||Blessing of Pittsburgh Monastery.Opening of the Novitiate.|
|1864||130 Years||Peter Maganotto with seven priests and two brothers makes a foundation at Virginia City, Nevada.|
|1884||110 Years||First foundation in St. Louis made on Page Avenue.|
|St. Francis Hieronymo Retreat opened at St. Paul, KS.First Missionary Congress held at Pittsburgh, PA.Cornerstone laying for Holy Cross Church in Cincinnati, June.Blessing of Holy Cross Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 11th; a part of the American province of St. Paul of the Cross.|
|1904||90 Years||St. Ann’s Monastery opened in Scranton, PA; first Mass on March 25th and dedication on July 2nd.Property bought in Chicago; Immaculate Conception Parish organized.Provincial Stephen Kealy died July 17th.|
|1914||80 Years||The General Chapter was held in Rome.World War I started.Laymen’s Retreat League began at St. Gabriel’s in Boston, MA.Veronica’s Veil opened at St. Joseph’s in Union City, NJ.|
|The Confraternity of the Passion started at St. Michael’s, Union City, NJ.|
|1924||70 Years||St. Ann’s Novena began at Scranton.St. Vincent Strambi on the Hudson was opened.Western Curia decides to found Mater Dolorosa in Los Angeles, CA.Immaculate Conception Monastery blessed in Jamaica, NY.First Western Passionists join China Mission.|
|1934||60 Years||Fire struck St. Michael’s Church, Union City, May 31st, feast of Corpus Christi.Cuthbert O’Gara consecrated Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Yuanling, China.Dedication of the Monastery & Church of Schwarzenfeld, Germany; designed and built by Christopher Berlo of the East.Opening of St. Gabriel’s Parish in Brighton.Poor Sisters of Jesus Crucified founded by Alphonsus Maria Urbanowicz at Brockton, MA.|