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The Catholic Church in Clinton County - 1907 (4 parts)

Written by Louis V. Dunn in 1907 and reprinted by the Clinton County Historical Society in 2011, it contains biographies and photos of parishes, priests and Catholic institutions in the county. The booklet is "Dedicated to our Holy Father Pope Pius X" and "In memory of the Pioneer Priest." The author states: "If it saves from dispute or oblivion a single point of Catholic history, its publication will not have been in vain." TO PRINT: Download the four scanned files totaling 68 pages. (Includes blank pages to maintain numbering.) 8.5" x 11" Black & white.

Part 1 / 4

Includes introduction, St. Irenaeus of Clinton and St. Joseph's of Dewitt. (20 pages)

Part 2 / 4

Includes St. Joseph of Browns (aka Sugar Creek), St. Patrick's of Villanova, Petersville and Charlotte, St. Boniface of Lyons, St. Mary's of Bryant, Toronto and Lost Nation, and Ss. Philip & James at Grand Mound. (18 pages)

Part 3 / 4

Includes Columbkill's at Houghes Settlement, St. Mary's of Clinton, St. Patrick's at Delmar Junction, St. Patrick's of Clinton, and Sacred Heart of Clinton. (16 pages)

Part 4 / 4

Includes the Catholic institutions of Our Lady of Angels Seminary at Lyons, Mount St. Clare Academy of Clinton, St. Joseph Hospital at Lyons, a brief history of the Dubuque archdiocese and advertisements from the publication sponsors. (14 pages)

St. Irenaeus Centennial Celebration, 1848-1948

A small booklet compiled for the parish anniversary. TO PRINT: On 11.75" x 8.9" paper. 47 pages when folded and stapled.

St. Irenaeus Centennial Celebration - Cover

TO PRINT: On 11.75" x 8.9" paper.

Five Catholic Churches of Clinton, Iowa

A larger booklet with summaries of the five original parishes in Clinton, IA - St. Irenaeus, St. Mary's, Sacred Heart, St. Boniface and St. Patrick's. Prepared by ME Eckelberg and published in 1999 by the Clinton County Historical Society. TO PRINT: On 16.75" x 11" paper. 24 pages when folded without cover. The cover is another file. Finished size when folded is 8.5" x 11".

Five Catholic Churches of Clinton, Iowa - Cover

TO PRINT: On 16.75" x 11" paper.

Journey: Biography of a Parish

A written history of the parishes of St. Irenaeus of Lyons and St. Mary's of Bryant, IA with photos and parishioner interviews. TO PRINT: 152 pages, including color cover. All other pages are black and white.  Pages 116-119 are missing. Pages 124-127 are doubled.

Journey: The Biography of a Parish (pages 116-119)

Additional pages for the document.

Journey: The Biography of a Pastorate

A written history of Rev. FC Jean as a pioneer Catholic priest in Iowa, as well as his efforts building up and constructing St. Irenaeus parish, his struggles from within the local community and Church, and his years as a "priest without a parish" before his suspicious death in 1890.

This book is copied from the draft binder of the author, ME Eckelberg, as acquired through her estate. It is not known to be previously published.  TO PRINT:  246 pages in black and white on 8.5″x11″ paper. A large appendix with many pictures and articles begins after page 181.   8.5″ x 11″

Journey: The Biography of a Pastorate - Cover

The optional cover for the biography of Rev. F.C. Jean.

APA & Father Jean: Part I

An article published by the Social Justice Review in May-June 1983 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #1 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (11 pages)

APA & Father Jean: Part II-A

An article published by the Social Justice Review in July-August 1983 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #2 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (7 pages)

APA & Father Jean: Part II-B

An article published by the Social Justice Review in September-October 1983 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #3 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (7 pages)

APA & Father Jean: Part III

An article published by the Social Justice Review in November-December 1983 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #4 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (9 pages)

APA & Father Jean: Part IV

An article published by the Social Justice Review in January-February 1984 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #4 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (13 pages)

APA & Father Jean: Part V

An article published by the Social Justice Review in March-April 1984 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #6 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (8 pages)

APA & Father Jean: VI

An article published by the Social Justice Review in May-June 1984 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #7 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (10 pages)

APA & Father Jean: VII

An article published by the Social Justice Review in July-August 1984 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #8 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (9 pages)

APA & Father Jean: VIII

An article published by the Social Justice Review in January-February 1985 edition, as written by ME Eckelberg. This article is #9 of nine available and was acquired through the author's estate. (7 pages)