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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 22 - Monsignor Alois Morkovsky's 50th Anniversary, 1974

Stephen Orsak

Silent | 1974

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  •  St. Mary's Cathedral, inside and out 
  •  Sign for Hostyn, Texas 
  •  Stained glass window 
  •  Using a typewriter 
  •  Knights of Columbus 
  •  Procession into church, including priests an bishops 
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This home movie from the Morkovsky collection mainly captures the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Monsignor Alois Morkovsky's ordination to the priesthood. Held on June 2, 1974, the event took place at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn, Texas; Alois was ordained on June 1, 1924 at St. John's Seminary in San Antonio. Also on the reel is footage of St. Mary's Cathedral in Galveston.