Bookcover of Edgar Philip Prindle Wadhams
Booktitle:

Edgar Philip Prindle Wadhams

Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg, Lewis, Essex County, New York, Vicar general

Ject Press (2011-08-19 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-6-73032-5

ISBN-10:
6136730324
EAN:
9786136730325
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edgar Philip Prindle Wadhams was the first bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg.Born in 1817 at Lewis in Essex County. He was a deacon in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, later convert to Roman Catholicism. He was rector of the cathedral and Vicar-General of Albany, when called to organize Northern New York into a new diocese. He was consecrated at Albany on 5 May 1872, by Archbishop John McCloskey.[Bishop Wadhams increased the number of parishes and priests and introduced several religious communities; he founded Catholic schools and erected an orphan asylum, a hospital, and an aged people's home. At his death, 5 December 1891, the churches and chapels had increased from 65 to 125; priests from 42 to 81; nuns from 23 to 129 and Catholic schools from 7 to 20; the Catholic population had risen from 50,000 to 65,000.
Publishing house:
Ject Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Carleton Olegario Máximo
Number of pages:
100
Published on:
2011-08-19
Stock:
Available
Category:
Modern age until 1918
Price:
34.00 €
Keywords:
Albany, Wadhams, Prindle, Edgar, Roman, Romanians

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