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Fr. John Plunkett (1798-1840) and Miscellanea

On March 14, 1840, Father John Plunkett, a priest of the Diocese of Vincennes, ordained less than 2 years, died in a tragic accident. The following article was taken from the history pages for St. Dennis Church, Joliet Illinois. During the fever days in late summer of 1838 along the Illinois and Michigan Canal, a […]

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