Letter from Joseph Deery to Hagan
Pontifical Irish College
Hagan, John, 1873-1930
Typescript letter signed Joseph Deery, secretary to the Pontifical Work of the Propagation of the Faith, 22 Parliament Street, Dublin C4, to Hagan. Enclosing typescript report signed by J.J. Dunne and Joseph Deery, president and secretary, National Council of Ireland. Describing the development of the organisation in all but two of the 27 dioceses, and the mode of soliciting membership and support down to the parish level. While enthusiasm runs high, their main obstacles are competing missions - particularly the Maynooth Mission to China, the Lyon African Missions, and the Holy Ghost Missions –, unemployment, and poverty. Listing contributions by diocese and commenting on particular cases. – Also enclosing statement of accounts (not extant) and three bank drafts amounting to £ 12,000 for the General Council; also, a donation from Limerick for the Redemptorists' mission in the Philippines.
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