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St. Vincent de Paul Collection

MSA SC 2533
Dates1834-1978
MediumMicrofilm
RestrictionsRESTRICTED: Post 1940 baptisms are restricted. Written permission from the church required for access. See Registrar for further information
StorageMicrofilm only
Film Number(s)SCM 1611 - SCM 1614
Description
St. Vincent de Paul Church, Archdiocese of Baltimore, Roman Catholic, Baltimore City, 120 N. Front Street: baptisms 1834-1978; marriages 1834-1978; burials 1870-1893; interments 1905-1978; confirmations 1871-1910, 1916-1969, 1974.
History
St. Vincent de Paul Church on North Front St. was dedicated November 7, 1841. Many of its original congregation had been members of old St. James Church (at the corner of Eager and Aisquith Streets). The latter church was used by the English speaking Catholics of that area until 1840 when St. James was placed in the hands of the Redemptorists Father while the new St. Alphonsus Church, designed for Redemptorists and German speaking Catholics, was under construction. At this time St. James became too small for the English speaking population of the church. So with the approval of Archbishop Eccleston, and under the leadership of the Rev. Father John Baptist Gildea, St. Vincent de Paul was erected to accommodate the Catholics living in the Central Avenue, Gay and Pratt Street section of the city.

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