St. Mary (Vinton, Iowa)

Title

St. Mary (Vinton, Iowa)

Description

“After the appointment of Father P. C. Kenny, churches were constructed in Vinton and Dysart under his direction. In 1879 the Church of Saint Mary in Vinton was dedicated on the feast of Mary’s Maternity, October 12, and the church in Vinton was dedicated to Saint Joseph one week later. In that year the parish at Grundy Center was added to his care.”

- Rev. Msgr. Edgar Kurt, “Parish Profile #153: Saint Mary Parish, Vinton,” Dubuque: The Witness, 10 December 1989.

Coverage

1879-
History of the parish over the span of 140 years, including information about its priests and parishioners.

Source

The Archdiocese of Dubuque.
The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College.

Type

Various primary and secondary sources.

Publisher

Loras College
Kucera Center for Catholic Thought
Frank and Ida Goedken Series: "Spiritual Life in the Upper Mississippi River Valley"

Contributor

Burback, Emily. Burns, Daniel. Gibson, Michael. Oberfoell, Carol. Waldmeir, Helen. Waldmeir, John.

Language

English.

Table Of Contents

Constitution of The Altar and Rosary Society (1 booklet)

History (6 documents)

Pastor/Priest Cards (1 set)

Pastor List (3 documents)

Photographs:

St. Mary’s Church, ca. 1961

St. Mary’s Rectory, ca. 1961

Photograph and History Page (1 document)

“The Official Catholic Directory” ca. 1917 (1 document)

Treasurer’s Reports 1917 (2 documents)

Hohenbrink, Michael. “Pro-life activities bring teaching moment.” Dubuque: The Witness, Vol. 89 No. 2, 18 January 2009.

Kurt, Rev. Edgar, “Parish Profile #153: Saint Mary Parish, Vinton.” Dubuque: The Witness. 10 December 1989.

Witness Staff, “Other areas of archdiocese also coping.” Dubuque: The Witness, 22 June 2008.

Files

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Citation

“St. Mary (Vinton, Iowa) ,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed September 19, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/1242.