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DIAMOND JUBILEE
1863 - 1938
ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH
Pittsburgh, PA


St. Augustine's Church is now (2011) known as Our Lady of the Angels. It is located on 37th Street, Lawrenceville, PA



We gratefully appreciate and acknowledge 
Pastor, Rev. John Harvey, O.F.M. Cap.,
for giving his permission to reproduce this book
on the internet to share with the world.


(Contributed March, 2011 by Nancy J. Smith, nangelbuddy@com-nospam-cast.net)



Table of Contents

Cover
Pastor's Letter
Souvenir Certificate
His Holiness Pope Pius XI (photo)
Very Rev. Ignatius Weisbruch, O.M.Cap., Pastor 1909-1912 (photo)
Most Rev. Hugh C. Boyle, D.D. Bishop of Pittsburgh (photo)
Diamond Jubilee Programme
Jubilee Banquet In Parish Hall
Rev. Florence L. Kirchgessner, O.M.Cap., Pastor (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter I -- The School -- 1854, page 9
Rev. Gerald Koehler, O.M.Cap., Assistant (photo)
Rev. Ernest horning, O.M.Cap., Assistant (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter II -- The Church--1863, page 19
Interior of St. Augustine Church 1938 (photo)
Main Altar St. Augustine Church (photo)
St. Augustine Church, 1938, Dedicated March, 1889 (photo)
St. Augustine Monastery (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter III -- The Coming of the Brown-Robes—1873, page 35
St. Anthony Convent, Sisters' Residence, Built 1898 (photo)
Mr. and Mrs. Franz Xaver Helbling, in whose home the First Catholic School in Lawrenceville was opened in 1854. (photo)
Helbling's House and Store Room, First School, 1854. (photo)
Lawrenceville Academy Second School--1855 (photo)
Reverend George Kircher
   Organizer (1861), Pastor (1868-71) (photo)
Robinson Hall, Third School, 1858-61 (photo)
August Hoeveler and Alexander Wirth
   Members of Committee of 1860 (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter IV -- The New School—1888, page 50

Lot of property bought by Hoeveler, Unverzagt, Wirth in 1860; included also is property bought in1862 and later for present School, Sisters' Convent and Casino. (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter V -- The Monastery—1889, page 55

First St. Augustine Parish School, 1861. (photo)
School enlarged and used till 1889. (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter VI -- The New Church—1901, page 62

Exterior of Old Church, Built 1862-1863 (photo)
Very Rev. Hyacinth Epp, First Capuchin Pastor 1874 (photo)
Father Maurice Greck, Pastor, 1887 (photo)
Rev. Joseph Anthony Ziegelmayer, Pastor 1891-1894, 1903-1906, 1912-1915 (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter VII -- Pastorates of 1903-1918, page 73

Aloysius Frauenheim, Benefactor (photo)
Edward Frauenheim, Sr. (photo)
Mrs. Regina Mary Frauenheim (photo)
Rose Frauenheim (photo)
Mrs. Claire Josephine Frauenheim O'Reilly (photo)
Mrs. Clementina Frauenheim Epping (photo)
Edward J. Frauenheim (photo)
Joseph Elsesser, Sr. (oldest parish member) (photo)
Leopold Vilsack (photo)

History of Saint Augustine's Parish
Chapter VIII --  The Later Years— 1918-1938, page 83

Mr. and Mrs. Titus Berger (photo)
Peter Kerner (photo)
Simon Wald (photo)
Miss Bertha Fuhrer (photo)
Katherine Stella McCaffrey (Sr. Mary Hieronyme) (photo)
Rev. Joseph Francis Bauer (photo)
Rev. Marcus Haas, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Benedict Wich, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Charles Steppling (photo)
Rev. Augustine Mary Noelle, 1874-1904 (photo)
Rev. Bernard Nickel, Sr., 1875-1926 (photo)
Rev. Edward Heyl, 1875-1932 (photo)
Rev. Louis Centner, 1876-1926 (photo)
Rev. Stephen Bienemann, O.M. Cap. (photo)
Rev. Charles Fox (photo)
Rev. Leo John Donnermeyer (photo)
Rev. Albert Mary Bliss, O.M. Cap. (photo)

St. Augustine's Parochial School
Its Administration and Personnel, page 105

Oldest List of Names of Pupils Attending St. Augustine's School During the Years 1862-1868, page 109
Rev. Augustine Waldvogel, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Francis Riemer (photo)
Rev. Ansgar Zawart, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. William Stehle, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. John Steigner (photo)
Rev. Theodore Schillo, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Claude Vogel, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Nicholas Krebs, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Elmer Praxmarer, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Aurelius Nickel, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Edgar Schano, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Gerard Greenewald, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Terence Moffat, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Bernard Nickel, Jr., O.M.Cap. (photo)
Rev. Linus Doemling, O.M.Cap. (photo)
Men's Choir (photo)

Societies of St. Augustine's Church, page 126
Usher's Club (photo)
Altar Boys (photo)
Church Committee (photos)
   Joseph H. Reiman;   Frank X. Fuchs;  Mathias N. Werries; Lawrence J. Fey
   Edward D. Eichenlaub;  Edward J. Vogel;  Clement R. Burlett;  Joseph T. Peoples
   Christian J. Kolling;  George J. Bich;  Frank J. Dufner;  Paul J. Lakits
Choir Boys (photo)
Cadets, 1905 (photo)
Holy Name Parade, 1917 (photo)

Societies of St. Augustine's Church (continued), page 157
St. Augustine's Dramatic Club 1918 (photo)
First Girls of the Academy, about 1894 (photo)
Altar Boys, 1885 (photo)
Altar Boys, 1892 (photo)

The Missionary Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, page 170
The Bells of St. Augustine's (photo)
St. Raphael Bell, Rev. Raphael Mary Schwartz, O.M.Cap., Assistant (1900)
St. Joseph Bell, Rev. Patrick Leinsle, O.M.Cap., Assistant (1900)
St. Mary Bell, Rev. Charles Speckert, O.M.Cap., Pastor (1900
St. George Bell, Brother Ivo Litsch, O.M.Cap., Sacristan (1898-1907; 1915-1935; 1937-)

St. Augustine's Parish Library, page 174
Communion Railing, St. Augustine's Church (photo)
St. Augustine's School, Grade 1, May 20, 1892 (photo)

Saint Augustine's Parochial School, page 177
(Continued from page 125)
St. Augustine Casino (photo)
Children Who Attended St. Augustine's School In 1938 - 1939,  page 185
Girls From St. Augustine's Who Have Entered Sisterhoods, page 189

Notable Parishioners, Page 191
Parishioners and Patrons, page 201

Advertisers, page 216
THE ARSENAL BANK OF PITTSBURGH, Page 216
SUPERIOR BUILDING MAINTENANCE, Page 216
UNDERWOOD ELLIOTT FISHER CO. UNDERWOOD Portable Typewriters, Page 216
JOSEPH POLI CO. Manufacturers of Ecclesiastical Statuary, Page 216

ALBERT B. HENNINGER FUNERAL HOME, Page 217

THE EDWARD O'TOOLE CO. Incorporated CHURCH GOODS, Page 218
Casimir J. Pellegrini Registered Architect, Page 218
A. I. ROOT CO., Page 218

SULLIVAN ENGINEERING CO., Page 219
JAS. A. SWEENEY PLUMBING CONTRACTOR, Page 219

The knights Life Insurance Company of America Joseph H. Reiman President, Page 220
ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Page 220
J. Z. YOEST RADIO AND ELECTRIC SHOP, Page 220
THE CATHOLIC KNIGHTS OF ST. GEORGE Br. 5 of ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 220

GRIBBEN COMPANY REAL ESTATE - INSURANCE, Page 221
John J. McKenna, Jas. A. Gribbin, Jos. T. Peoples, Matt J. Werries
O. J. GOETZ FUNERAL HOME, Page 221

ST. AUGUSTINE CASINO, Page 222
ST. RAPHAEL SOCIETY 1869-1938, Page 222
E. J. RIHN INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING AND DECORATING, Page 222
RIXNER BROS. ICE - COAL - COKE, Page 222

ARCH-CONFRATERNITY of CHRISTIAN MOTHERS of ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH 1871-1938, Page 223

JACOB KIRSCH COMPANY EDWARD F. KIRSCH HARRY J. KIRSCH Sheet Metal Workers, Page 224
THE PITTSBURGH BREWING COMPANY, Page 224
JUNCTION COAL AND COKE COMPANY, Page 224
NEUSER'S PHARMACY, Page 224

DRAVO CORPORATION, Page 225
EICHENLAUBS FOR BETTER FURNITURE, Page 225
M. N. WERRIES HATS AND FURNISHINGS, Page 225

BLESSED VIRGIN SODALITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 226
CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS Court No. 1201 of ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 226
HOLY NAME SOCIETY OF ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 226
MAX C. SMITH CO. Hardware and Roofing, Page 226
FRANK J. DUFNER Optometrist, Page 226

Ladies Auxiliary of Knight of St. John St. Mary's Auxiliary "86" ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 226

COATES, GREGG & MILLAR INC., Page 226
HILLSIDE STONE & SUPPLY CO., Page 226
ROBERT FEY The Old Reliable Grocer for Fifty Years, Page 226
RIECK'S SEALTEST DAIRY PRODUCTS, Page 226

HENGERMAN & WALTER Grocers, Page 227
SMERBECK BROTHERS, Page 227
FRANK X. FUCHS Old Reliable Meat Market, Page 227
FERRY ELECTRIC SERVICE CO., Inc., Page 227
THEODORE HOOVEN CONTRACTOR, Page 227
BLUE RIBBON PAINT CO., Page 227
L. C. B. A. BRANCH 103, Page 227
KOCH STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHS AND REPRODUCTIONS IN SOUVENIR PROGRAM, Page 227
C. E. SNYDER Jeweler and Optometrist, Page 227
C. A. PILGRIM Alco Food Store, Page 227
CATHOLIC WOMEN'S UNION (Frauenbund) ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH, Page 227
BRUCKNER''S RESTAURANT German Home Cooking, Page 227

URSULINE ACADEMY, Page 228
M. H. HAGER, Page 228
RAIBLE & STADELMAN Flowers For All Occasions, Page 228
YOST'S STORE ICE CREAM & SUNDAES, Page 228
HIGGINS LUMBER CO., Page 228
KNAPP BROTHERS CO. Fish-Oysters-Sea Foods, Page 228
JERRY T. O'SHEA, Inc. Funeral Home, Page 228
NICKEL'S BAKERY, Page 228
THOS. McCAFFREY CO. Real Estate & Insurance, Page 228
GRIME & BLAIR Funeral Service, Page 228
STEPHAN KADUCK Shoe Repairing, Page 228
ZELEZNJAK SHOE STORE, Page 228

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