Holy Name Parish (Shell Rock, Iowa)

Title

Holy Name Parish (Shell Rock, Iowa)

Description

"While pastor of Parkersburg, Father B. W. Coyle served Shell Rock for nine years, from 1882 to 1891. He led them to build a church in 1891 and dedicated it to the Holy name of Jesus. From Father Coyle’s time, the Holy Name Mission continued to be cared for by the pastors of Waverly: Father B. O’Reilly, Michael C. Sullivan, P. H. McCauley, J. T. Gilchrist, P.J. Burke, Michael Grady, Edward J. Dougherty, James Mulligan, Dennis Lundon, Cornelius S. Regan, and John L. Byrne."

-Rev. Msgr. Edgar Kurt, Parish Profile #187, The Witness, August 19, 1990.

Source

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

Language

English.

Publisher

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

Coverage

1891-1992
History of the parish over the span of 101 years, including information about its priests and parishioners.

Contributor

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

Type

Various primary and secondary sources.

Table Of Contents

Annual Report (5 documents)
Decree of Parish Closure (1 document)
Boundaries (1 document)
Family Affairs Commission (1 document)
History (6 documents)
Oratory (1 document)
Pastor List (6 documents)
Property Sale (1 document)
Voting/Election/ Board Meetings (6 documents)

Kurt, Rev. Msgr. Edgar, “Parish Profile #187: Holy Name Parish, Shell Rock.” The Witness. 19 August 1990.

Files

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Citation

“Holy Name Parish (Shell Rock, Iowa),” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed January 24, 2022, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5769.