Religion & Churches

November 12, 2023

Methodist Camp Meeting At Bakerton

The Methodist campmeeting at Bakerton begins Friday of this week and will be continued for ten days. Services held three times each day. Ministers announced for addresses on Sunday are Revs. George Hazel, F. A. Strother, […]
November 7, 2023

Rev. J. J. Keane Visits St. Peters

Right Rev. J. J. Keane, the recently consecrated Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, visited Harper’s Ferry on Tuesday week. In the evening of the same day the St. Peter’s Catholic Church was the scene […]
October 5, 2023

Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Items

On the paling fences vines are still trailing their green length. The cosmos of white and pink blossoms and every variety of dahlia are in many yards. Father Collins, who has returned from Richmond, says the […]
October 5, 2023

St Peters; New Organ & Cemetery Entrance

St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, has a new pipe organ, and a handsome new entrance is bein erected to the Catholic Cemetery at that place.
October 5, 2023

5 Acres Annexed to Catholic Cemetery

The Catholic Cemetery [Harpers Ferry] has been undergoing a thorough straightening up and five acres of land has been added to its area.
October 5, 2023

Catholic Cemetery Englargement

Rev. Father Collins is having the Catholic cemetery at Harpers Ferry enlarged.
October 5, 2023

Winchester Catholic Cemetery To Be Relocated

The historic old Catholic Cemetery in Winchester, belonging to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is to be sold under an act of the Legislature. The property was condemned on sanitary grounds. All of the bodies will […]
August 22, 2023

Catholics have a Beautiful Home (Church Upgrades)

Catholics Have a Beautiful Home. The congregation of St. Peter’s Catholic church at Harpers Ferry are much pleased with their church since it has been thoroughly improved on the interior, and which was re-opened Sunday week, […]
August 4, 2023

New Catholic Church at Harpers-Ferry Consecrated.

CONSECRATION.The new Catholic Church at Harpers-Ferry, was consecrated, on Sunday last, by Archbishop WRITEFIELD of Baltimore, aided by the Rev. Mr. GILDEA, and two other clergymen from Maryland. Indisposition prevented us from witnessing the ceremony, but […]
July 27, 2023

Catholic Chaplains Not In Mexico

THE CATHOLIC CHAPLAINS.– The Union in referring to the charge that the two Catholic chaplains had been sent to Mexico by the President in the capacity of spies, says: It is scarcely necessary for us to […]
July 27, 2023

McElroy & Rey to Texas

As many rumors are in circulation respecting the Catholic chaplains to be sent to the Army of Occupation, we think that we would be doing a favor to our readers by stating briefly what we know […]
July 27, 2023

Mr. Clay [whig] & the Catholics

Another of the desperate means put in use, in consequence of the declining fortunes of Whiggery, is an effort to secure the Catholic vote of the country for Mr. Clay. We were shown at Harpers-Ferry, a […]
July 18, 2023

Rev. J. H. Moore; Moved to Baltimore Congregation

Rev. J. H. Moore, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of this place, has received and accepted a call to the charge of a Presbyterian congregation in Baltimore. This announcement will be received with sincere regret not […]
July 18, 2023

Uvilla; Strawberry Festival

The ladies of the Methodist congregation at Unionville propose holding a strawberry festival at that place on Friday and Saturday, May 25th and 26th. As the object is to purchase an organ for the church, let […]
July 18, 2023

Death of Rev. Geo. Hildt

Rev. Geo. Hildt, with one exception the oldest member of the M. E. Church, died in Baltimore city, Tuesday, in his 79th year. He was born in Baltimore, and served in the battle of North Point. […]
May 23, 2020

Rev. Costello, Death.

We are sorry to learn that the Rev. Dr. M. A. COSTELLO, died yesterday morning, at Harper’s Ferry, after a lingering and painful illness. Dr. Costello was the highly esteemed pastor of the Catholic Church at […]
May 22, 2020

A Visit to Bakerton.

The editor of the REGISTER spent last Friday at the busy village of Bakerton, in this county, where the Standard Stone and Lime Company of Washington, of which the Messrs. Baker are the moving spirits, has […]
May 22, 2020

An Evening Drive (to Bakerton).

The REGISTER man took a drive the other evening down to Bakerton by way of Moler’s Cross Roads, and he has thought that what he noticed might not be uninteresting in print. The first impression is […]