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Catholic total abstinence movement in Minnesota (old articles)

The Roman Catholic total abstinence movement in the United States has been little studied, so it may be worthwhile to draw attention to two articles published in 1908-1909 that can be read at Google Books.  The articles were written by James Michael Reardon (1873-1963), a Canadian-born priest who wrote prolifically about the diocese of St. Paul.  The articles are "The Beginning of the Catholic Total Abstinence Movement in Minnesota," Acta et Dicta vol. 1, no. 1 (July 1908); and "The Catholic Total Abstinence Movement in Minnesota: Period of Growth, 1869-1876," Acta et Dicta vol. 2, no. 1 (July 1909).

Posted by David Fahey on July 11, 2010 at 01:55 PM in Religion, Temperance | Permalink