University of Notre Dame

Chronicles of Notre Dame du Lac
Edward Sorin, CSC -- Translated by John M. Toohey, CSC, 1895
pg 117            F. Granger here occupied himself exclusively with his 
             novitiate, being forbidden to do anything whatsoever for the 
             congregation of the city.
                  Time soon proved the inopportuneness of this undertaking.  
             With hardly anything to show in return, the expenses for the 
             support of this house were three times as great as the Lake, and 
             the administration could not keep it up more than six months 
             without taking measures to arrest them, and in consequence to 
             recall to Notre Dame du Lac was made, as will be recorded in the 
             following chapter.

                              4.  Blessing of the Corner Stone
                                    of the New Church at
                                      Notre Dame du Lac

                  The need of building a church was every year felt more 
             strongly at Notre Dame du Lac.  For two years the pupils could no 
             longer be taken to the old log building, and the congregation was 
             afraid, with reason, to meet there in winter.  Without being able 
             as yet to determine on the plan or dimensions of this new temple, 
             seeing that there was hardly money enough with which to begin the 

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