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On the day after his consecration, in Saint Louis, Bishop Simon Bruté issues his first pastoral letter. Addressed to “All the faithful of our Diocess” he wrote on October 29, 1834: SIMON GABRIEL, by the Grace of God and the appointment of the Holy See, Bishop of Vincennes. To all the Faithful of our Diocese, […]
A bit of “recent” history. On this day in 1984, Archbishop Paul C. Schulte died. Here is the Archdiocesan biography: Born in Fredericktown, MO, March 18, 1890. Ordained priest at Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, MO, June 11, 1915. Appointed bishop of Leavenworth, May 29, 1937. Consecrated in the new cathedral at Saint Louis, September 21, […]
Today, October 28th is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, however, if it were a day, other than a Sunday, it would be the feast of Sts. Simon and Jude. It was on this date the Simon Gabriel Brute was consecrated in St. Louis, as the First Bishop of Vincennes. The year was 1834. The […]
Today, October 28th is the feast of Sts. Simon and Jude, but it was also on this date the Simon Gabriel Brute was consecrated in St. Louis, as the First Bishop of Vincennes. The year was 1834. The “new” cathedral in Saint Louis had just been completed and it was Brute’s wish as well as […]