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Sermons, 1835

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Collection MS-2004-001: Sermons, 1835


  • Creation: 1835

Scope and Contents

The bound manuscript contains 14 handwritten sermons delivered by Healy from 1835 through 1840. They were delivered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St. Mary's Church. The sermons cover a variety topics including the Festival of St. Patrick, repentance, communion, Nativity, obedience to parents, judgement, and the love of God.

p.1-9. On repentance -- p.10-18. On an unworthy communion -- p.19-26. On the general judgment -- p.27-30. Nativity of Our Lord -- p.31-40. On the love of Lord -- p. 41-49. Duty of children to their partents -- p.50-55. Nativity of our Lord -- p.56-60. Charity sermon -- p.61-68. Festival of St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland -- p.69-73. Nativity -- p.74-76. Nativity -- p.77-81. On charity -- p.82-87. Festival of St. Patrick -- p. 88-91. On the erection of a church.


Language of Materials

In English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

Catholic priest. Michael Healy was born in 1807 or 1808 in County Kilkenny, Ireland. He studied in Montreal, Canada before being ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Benedict Joseph Fenwick in 1830. From 1833 until his death in 1840, Healy served at Boston, Massachusetts' Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St. Mary's Church. He died in Montreal on July 8, 1840.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from unknown source in 2004.

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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States