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Leone, Bonnie
Detroit's Holy Family Church : 100 years of Sicilian tradition / Bonnie Leone
Alternate Title Holy Family Church
Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., c2008
book jacket
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 Reference/1st Flr  F574.D4 I42 v.29    AVAILABLE
Subject Holy Family Church (Detroit, Mich.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Saints Peter and Paul's Jesuit Church (Detroit, Mich.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Subject(s) Italian American Catholics -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Genealogy
Subject Detroit (Mich.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Physical Description 127 p. : chiefly ill., map ; 24 cm
Contents The church -- The priest -- Founding families -- Their lives -- Societies -- Clubs and traditions -- Sacraments -- Past and present
Summary "The traditions of the Sicilians and Italians have been present in Detroit and Holy Family Church since the early 1900s. the church being the very root of their soul, they have maintained their ancestors' culture and the rituals they brought with them over 100 years ago. Some of these customs date back hundreds of years in their homelands of Cinisi, Terrasini, Trapani, and many other cities."--Back cover
Series Images of America

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