St. Nicholas Church hadn’t been used in years, but photos of the now-demolished building are still poignant.
church and religion
The year was 1944 when Beryl Choi, an 18-year-old woman living in Chester, England, told her local bishop that she believed she had a vocation to the priesthood.
It was not easy for Irish Roman Catholics to get ahead in Pittsburgh during the 1930s but education provided a path.
Roman Catholics played a role in Pittsburgh before the city was named for William Pitt.