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Mosley, Joseph (2 of 2), 1760 - 1773

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 15

Scope and Contents

Sermons by Joseph Mosley, SJ (1731-1787). Entered 1748; served in Maryland 1756-1787. Woodstock College Archives, except when noted.

(6) 1761. Title: "On St Ignatius." Text: Isaiah 43:7. 12 pages. Note at head: "Sakia 1761 Portobacco 1763."
(7) 1763. Title: "On ye Ascension." Text: Acts 1:9. 11 pages. Note at head: "Sakia 1763 Sullivans. 1766. Wye. 1766. Brownings 1766. Brownings 1772. Wye 1772. Home 1782. Home 1784. 2d Pars. / 1785. 1a Pars. Caroline. 1784." Note at end: "Bourdaloue Tom: 1. sure les Mys: Ser: sur l'Ascension. Par: 2de." Based on the second part of the "Sermon sur l'Ascension de Jesus-Christ" by the French Jesuit Rev. Bourdaloue.
(8) 1760. Title: "On ye Sign of ye Cross. 5th Cate: Discourse." Text: Galatians 6:14, 17. 11 pages. Note at head: "sakia 1764." Note at end: "Decem: 4th 1760. Newtown."
(9) 1773. Title: "On Easter Sunday." Text: Mark 16:3-4. 8 pages. Notes at head: "On Easter Sunday. Wye 1773. Brownings 1773. Home 1780. 85 Tuite's 1783 Mrs Blakes'. 1784" and (in the hand of Rev. John Bolton): "St Joseph's 1789." Note at end: "Mostly from ye Moral Reflections on ye Episs and Goss. thro ye Year, of Mr [William] Dorrel. Gospel for Easter Sunday. paraphrased. J: M: S: J."
(10) 1760. Title: "On ye Nativity of our Lord." Text: Luke 2:12. 12 pages. Note at head: "Bour: T: 1. Mys: P: 1e. St Joseph 1760 Sakia 1762. Chester 1765 Wye--1766." Based on the "Sermon sur la Nativite se Jesus-Christ" by the French Jesuit Rev. Louis Bourdaloue.


  • 1760 - 1773


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From the Collection: 1.6 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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Materials pertaining to Joseph Mosley, SJ are also housed in the Joseph Mosley, SJ Papers

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