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Bodie Catholic Church confirmation

This rare, beautiful and colorful document comes from the Catholic church in Bodie. The text reads: Confirmation.Julia Ann Murphy received the holy Sacrament of Confirmation in St. John the Baptist Church, September the 23 1883J. M. CassinBodie, Mono Co., CaliforniaPublished by Fr. Pustet New York. No. 38.   More about the Bodie Catholic Church…

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Bodie Catholic Church

In the summer of 1879, the Catholic Priest who presided over Bodie, Father John Cassin, called on the Catholic members of the town to help raise funds to build a church. The Bodie Standard newspaper reported on July 9, 1880 that the women of Bodie has raised over $1,000 for the church. In July 1882, … Continue reading »

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