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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St. Brendan & Father Scanlan
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:22:57 -0600
Thank you. I appreciate the information.
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From: Nancy Delanty <>
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:30
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St. Brendan & Father Scanlan
> According to "A History of the Parishes of the Archdiocese of
> Chicago"...The second pastor of St. Brendan Church was Rev.
> Patrick J. Scanlan, who came to Chicago in 1888 after his
> ordination in Ireland. Prior to his assignment in
> Englewood, Father Scanlan had served as pastor of St. Dominic
> Church in Chicago, St. Gertrude Church in Franklin Park, Ill.,
> and St. Joseph Church in Libertyville, Ill.
> Under Father Scanlan's leadership, a new convent was built at
> 1223 W. Marquette Rd. in 1917 at a cost of $50,000.
> Father Scanlan died on Feb. 6, 1937 at the age of 72.
> > From: > Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 23:06:59 -
> 0500> To: > Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-
> CHICAGO] RC Church> > > > Bill, St. Brendan's closed in 1988 &
> it was at 6714 S. Racine as you pointed > out. Is this the
> directory you are referring to?> > _Click here: POINTers In
> Person Chicago-North CHICAGO CATHOLIC CHURCHES_ >
> (http://www.rootsweb.com/~itappcnc/pipcnchicagochurches.htm) > >
> > Donna> > In a message dated 2/11/2008 9:55:51 P.M. Central
> Standard Time, > writes:> > Listers,> > If
> my calculations are correct and I utilized the 1905 Church
> Directory > correctly, St. Brendan's was/is(?) at 6714 S.
> Racine. I recall an earlier > discussion about Centre Street
> being renamed Racine. > > I just received my maternal
> grandparents' marriage certificate from Cook > County. It looks
> like a Rev. Scanlon officiated the ceremony. Way back in '22, >
> didn't they have a waiting period to get married? There is a 16
> day interval > between the application and the date of marriage.
> > > When I got married to my wife back in '87, you had to wait
> and have a blood > test, shortly after that someone took the
> fact they needed an AIDS test to > get married to court and won.
> This was during the height of the AIDS epidemic. > Therefore, in
> Illinois, you don't need a blood test to get married. > > Can
> someone confirm this is St. Brendan's? Also, does anyone have
> any > information on Rev. Scanlon?> > Bill Karr> > --------------
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