ACH141: Jean Cheverus was the first bishop of Boston and as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us he was beloved throughout his diocese, by both Catholics and Protestants alike. By the time he moved on in 1823, the Catholic community in Boston had grown in faith, numbers, and impact on city.
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- Jean-Louis Cheverus, the Catholic Priest Even the Puritans Liked – New England Historical Society
- A New Diocese, the First Bishop | Archdiocese of Boston
- CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jean-Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus
- Jean-Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus – Wikipedia
- January Meeting, 1933. Jean Lefebvre de Cheverus, First Catholic Bishop of Boston, Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Third Series, Vol. 65 (Oct., 1932 – May, 1936)
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