File 9 - Irish Capuchin Missionaries in India

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IE CA CP/1/1/4/9


Irish Capuchin Missionaries in India


  • 1946-1954 (Creation)

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16 items; 18 cm x 13 cm; 14.5 cm x 10 cm; 11 cm x 8 cm; 8 cm x 6.5 cm; Black and white print; negative; manuscript

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Letter from Fr. Xavier Reardon OFM Cap. (1899-1986) to Fr. Henry Anglin OFM Cap. enclosing photographs for use in an article on Capuchin missionaries in India. The letter is dated 22 Nov. 1954. The file includes the following images:

• The new Church of St. Anthony in Delhi.
• The Most Rev. Sylvester Mulligan OFM Cap., Archbishop of Delhi-Simla, on a visit to a school in Karnal, India.
• Fr. Xavier with catechists in 1946.
• Schools among the Bhil people in West India.
• Bhilala people in Central India.
• Archbishop Mulligan on visitation in a village outside Delhi.
• Fr. Theodore Murphy OFM Cap. (1912-1993) in a local village.
• Holy Family Hospital in Delhi founded by the Medical Missionaries of Mary.
• Archbishop Mulligan performing a baptism in Khera Khurd outside Delhi (negative).

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See the article by Archbishop Mulligan titled ‘Delhi-Simla and its Missions’, 'The Capuchin Annual' (1944), pp 177-84.

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