Re-opening of St John the Baptist’s RC Church – 9th May 1849

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Perthshire Advertiser 3rd May 1849

ST JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL BE SOLEMNLY RE-OPENED ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9th 1849

The Right Reverend the l.ord Bishop of Ceramis, Rt. Rev. Andrew Carruthers, will be attended by his Clergy

The morning service, at Eleven o’clock, when High Mass will be celebrated and a sermon delivered.

The Vespers Service, at 3pm.; after which a discourse will pronounced and choice pieces, from Old Masters, will be performed by a select and efficient choir. Tickets Admission—At Three, Two, and One Shilling—to be had applying to the Rev. John S. McCorry, Chapel House, Melville Street; William Milner, Esq. Railway Termini; and Sig. Della Torre, High Street.

After the Sermon in the forenoon, an offering will be made behalf of the Funds of the Church. St. John’s Catholic Church. Melville Street, Perth.

May 1, Feast of Sts. Philip and James, Apostles, 1849.