A Parish for the Federal City. St. Patrick's in Washington, 1794-1994. Morris J. MacGregor.

A Parish for the Federal City. St. Patrick's in Washington, 1794-1994

Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, [1994]. Hardcover. Inscribed and Signed by the Author on the title page. "As Washington's mother church, St. Patrick's has transcended the usual responsibilities of an American parish to assume a sometimes crucial role in church-state relations, in both national and local affairs. Its diverse congregation has provided clear-cut and measurable reactions to issues - such as immigration, race relations, and universal education - that have been pivotal in shaping both national policies and the history of the Catholic church in the United States" (jacket). Ex-library with red pen notations on both endpapers and occasional tick marks to margins. (No other library markings, no pockets, and no stickers.) Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated jacket with red spine panel titled in white. Minor wear and rubbing to edges and panels of jacket. 463 pages. REL/070820. Very Good / Very Good.

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