Cornelius Shyne, S.J. (INSCRIBED by Charles F. Buddy, Bishop of San Diego)

Chicago: Cudahy Library, Loyola University, 1945. First Edition. INSCRIBED "To Mr. Terrence Halloran, with congratulations on a big work well done/my blessing, Charles F. Buddy, Bishop of San Diego." Laid in is Bishop Buddy's calling card with a personal note to Halloran regarding his wife's illness. 8vo. 333pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. A near fine copy with light wear. front hinge lightly cracked). Item #19281

The biography of Cornelius Shyne, a Jesuit priest from the late 1800s to his death in 1943. Charles Francis Buddy (1887 - 1966) served as Bishop of San Diego from 1936 until his death in 1966. He was a builder, creating 150 new parishes, 30 mission chapels, 75 elementary schools, and a diocesan newspaper for the rapidly expanding Catholic population. Emphasizing the historic Catholic connections of the city, Bishop Buddy restored Mission San Diego de Alcalá, and invested heavily in Mission Style architecture. He built a higher education complex, now the University of San Diego, that included a college for women, a men’s college, law school, theological seminary, a basilica for the chapel, and offices for the diocese. - wiki.

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