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The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection - From Shiner to Canada

Emil Wesselsky

Silent | 1960s

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  •  Crossing into Louisiana 
  •  National Shrine of the North American Martyrs in Auriesville, NY 
  •  The Oratory of St. Joseph in Montreal 
  •  A visit to Quebec City 
  •  On the family ranch in Shiner 
  •  A cardinal attends services 
  •  The Shiner Catholic Church holds a picnic 
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This home movie captures family life in 1960s Shiner, including a fishing trip and a large church picnic. It also features footage of Father Emil Wesselsky’s trip to Catholic North American pilgrimage sites, such as the Parish in the National Shrine of the North American martyrs in upstate New York, the Oratory of St. Joseph in Montreal, and a cathedral in Quebec City.