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Brother Aidan's Extracts


(Bishop St. Palais -- Sorin: 1848) "The dissatisfaction and disaffection created among the clergy and people by collections made indiscriminately throughout the state compel us to forbid, under pain of suspension, IPSO FACTO, to collect money for any purpose whatever, out of the district committed to your charge, without a written permit from the Ecclesiastical Superior of the Diocese . . . . " Provincial

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