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Mass of the Holy Ghost / Mass of the Holy Spirit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTA-000231-DS

Scope and Contents

Contains invitations, correspondence, clippings, and other material re Solemn Votive Mass of the Holy Ghost for the opening of all schools of Georgetown University. Includes transcript of Patrick Cardinal O'Boyle's remarks at 1967 mass and transcript of homily by L. C. McHugh, S.J., 1965. Also photograph from 1962 of Frs. Schweder, Bellwoar and Hurley, transcript of remarks by Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., 2003, and various Mass programs between the years 2003-2015. Early masses were held in Dahlgren Chapel; from the 1950s on the event took place on the White-Gravenor esplanade (or McDonough Gym in the case of inclement weather). Post-1960 material references Mass of the Holy Spirit rather than Mass of the Holy Ghost.


  • 1890 - 1970
  • Majority of material found within 2003 - 2015


0.50 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057