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History Faculty Members Contribute to Catholic Encyclopedia

Three members of the history department, Vincent Lapomarda, S.J., Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J., and David O’Brien, recently saw their works published in The Encyclopedia of American Catholic History. This book, edited by Michael Glazier and Thomas J. Shelley, was published by the Liturgical Press in 1997. It contains over 1,500 pages on a wide range of topics within the scope of American Catholicism. It is the first volume of this type ever be to published.

Fr. Lapomarda contributed nine articles to the new book. These include pieces on the Catholic Church in Maine, James Michael Curley, John F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Humberto Cardinal Medeiros, Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr., Sebastian Rale, S.J., and Maurice J. Tobin. Fr. Kusniewski contributed an article on the history of Holy Cross. O’Brien, recognized scholar of American Catholic history, contributed an article on Isaac Hecker, the 19th-century founder of the Paulists, Americanism and the New Deal, and American Catholics.


The Encyclopedia of American Catholic History

The Encyclopedia of American Catholic History

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