Letter from John James to Hagan
Pontifical Irish College
Hagan, John, 1873-1930
Holograph letter from John James, St. Gerard's, Thorn Hill, Bray, County Wicklow, to Hagan. Stating that he has opened a 'preparatory school for the sons of the Irish Catholic gentry' in Bray. With the approval of the archbishop and the parish priest, asking Hagan to obtain the privilege of private oratory and of regular mass; adding detail, enclosing prospectus (not extant). Enclosing letter from his parish priest, Fr. Richard Colahan, St. Cronan's (Redemptorists), Bray, who expresses his approval of and support for the private oratory since the students are young and their own parish church is too far away for them. [Also enclosing, but not mentioning] printed prospectus for St. Gerard�s School; submitting that the Abbot of Downside and Fr. J.F. Sweetman O.S.B. consented to act as references.
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The Papers of John Hagan (1904-1930)
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