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Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot, Holy Cross Pastor Rev. J. P. Prendergast, and Holy Cross Choir Director William Saeger standing outside the Holy Cross Catholic Church after Mass. Saeger and Pierot were brothers. This photograph was taken facing north towards the main entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the altar of St. James Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Silver Jubilee for Monsignor James N. V. McKay, pastor of St. Peter's Church. This room in St. Peter's Church doubled as the parochial school's gym.

Date: 
June 5th 1941

Photograph of graduates of St. James Grade School. Monsignor John W. Keyes, pastor of St. James is pictured along with Rose Muser (5th from right).

Date: 
1921

Photograph of the first confirmation in 1927 in front of the original rectory of St. Peter's, Kansas City, Missouri. Bishop Thomas F. Lillis is present and pictured. This vantage point faces east towards the old rectory at the southeast corner of Holmes Street and Meyer Boulevard.

Date: 
1927

Photograph of Kansas City clergy preparing for the Corpus Christi Procession on Memorial Day at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.

Date: 
May 30th 1929

Photograph of the Friars' choir at Kirkwood Hall at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The choir is comprised of members of the local diocese and directed by Reverend Albert Q. Senn, O.F.M. Identified are Senn (front center); Vincent J. O'Flaherty of Redemptorist Church (top row, 3rd from left); James A. Comiskey of St. James of Church (2nd row from top, 3rd from left); John Hanssen from a parish in Lexington, Missouri (2nd row, 2nd from left); John Oshimo, organist at Our Lady of Sorrows (top row, far right).

Date: 
December 12th 1941

Photograph of Monsignor Keyes carrying the Blessed Sacrament back to the chapel at the St. Agnes Academy after a field Mass for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the Hardesty Avenue entrance to the academy.

Date: 
September 2nd 1937

Photograph of Father John P. Prendergast, pastor of Holy Cross Catholic Church from 1907-1942.

Date: 
1931

Photograph of the St. Peter's Church altar during the Silver Jubilee for Monsignor James N. V. McKay, pastor of St. Peter's.

Date: 
June 5th 1941

Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students posed around a donation box. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

Date: 
April 1940

Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot posed with the choir of the Holy Cross Parish in front of the church after Mass. Pictured, front row: Mary Maloney, Mrs. J. Reed, Elizabeth Watson, Mary Frances Coughlan, Mrs. J. Cronin, Mrs. Durbin, Helen Fallaschek; second row: Edgar J. Keating, Alice Gerhart, Mrs. Frank Kapprell, Josephine Shoopman (organist), Teresa O'Connor, Augusta O'Flanagan, Bruno Nicoli; back row: J. V. Reilly, Rev. Nichol (brother of Rev. J. P. Nicholi), William Saeger, Laurence Saeger Pierot, Rev. J. P. Prendergast (pastor), Randolph Breting, Rev. J. P.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

Date: 
April 1940
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