ACH154: The little Catholic church of St. Mary’s in Fairfax Station, Virginia, played an important role in the Civil War as a hospital for wounded soldiers. Tom and Noëlle Crowe also tell us about Red Cross founder Clara Barton’s care of the soldiers there.
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Links for this episode:
- History | Saint Mary of Sorrows
- St. Mary of Sorrows – Irish America
- Clara Barton’s Career and Service at Saint Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church at Fairfax Station: by Mary Lipsey | Burke Historical Society
- St. Mary’s Church (Fairfax Station, Virginia) – Wikipedia
- New church for St. Mary of Sorrows in Fairfax – Arlington Catholic Herald
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