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The 4th Catholic Church in North Carolina & How it Received Heavenly Help vs Union Troops

A Bit of Irish History Requiem for St. Joseph’s Gather around, I have a story to tell. Once in a time long before today, six Irish Catholic families came to work the gold mines along the banks of the Catawba River. Now, they are gone and mostly forgotten, their lives lost to the irretrievable mystery […]