ACH087: When Jesuit Father Ferdinand Farmer came to the US colonies before the Revolution, they were bitterly divided by religious intolerance. Tom and Noëlle tell us how his selfless, tireless efforts did much to break down the walls and help the Catholic faith to gain respect.
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Links for this episode:
- CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ferdinand Steinmeyer
- Ferdinand Farmer – U Penn
- Pioneer Missionary — Jesuit Online Library
- Woodstock Letters, Volume XLIV— Jesuit Online Library
- Woodstock Letters, Volume LXXV— Jesuit Online Library
- American Catholic History pilgrimage to the Kentucky Catholic Holy Land in 2021
- Ferdinand Steinmeyer – Wikipedia
- REV. FERDINAND FARMER. S. J. OF PHILADELPHIA, 1758–86 – The American Catholic Historical Researches Vol. 14, No. 1
- REV. FERDINAND FARMER. S. J. OF PHILADELPHIA, 1752–86 – The American Catholic Historical Researches Vol. 7, No. 3
- FUNERAL SERMON ON THE DEATH OF THE REV. FERDINAND FARMER, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 17TH OF AUGUST, 1786, IN THE 66TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. BY THE REV. ROBERT MOLYNEUX – The American Catholic Historical Researches
Vol. 7, No. 3
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