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John Neumann continued..

History recalls him as a pastoral bishop, who nurtured Catholic education, personally cared for the poor and established the Forty Hours Eucharistic Devotion throughout his diocese.

He died at the age of 48 on January 5, 1860. On June 19, 1977, John Neumann became the first American bishop to be canonized.

You are invited to join in the two Solemn Novenas of Masses and Prayers.


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