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Lithograph taken from stone in archival collection.
The struggles and sacrifices of our ancestors in the faith, who have given to us a heritage not only of material buildings but of a tradition of faith and zeal, should be to us a source of inspiration urging us to carry on, that we too may do our part in building up the Kingdom of Christ.
Cradle Days of St. Mary's at Natchez (1941)
Most Rev. Richard O. Gerow
Seventh Bishop of Natchez
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