Names such as Simon Bruté, Anthony Deydier, Benjamin Petit, Simon Lalumiere and many others who helped to maintain and spread the faith and bring the sacraments and all the exterior trappings of Roman Catholicism to the backwoods of Indiana in the earliest days of the Diocese of Vincennes which later became the Diocese (and Archdiocese) of Indianapolis.
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