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From: Kelly Ward <>
Subject: St. Mel Info
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 09:06:25 -0500

Here is more precise information on St. Mel Catholic Church.

Obtained via email from the Chicago Archdiocese.

St. Mel (Washington Blvd.): 1896, Italian and Irish; 1878, established
as St. Philip Benizi Mission (Maypole St.) from Our Lady of Sorrows
Blvd.); 1888, became St. Philip Benizi Church; 1896, renamed St. Mel;
1941, consolidated into St. Mel/Holy Ghost; records go back to 1876;
at Archives

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