Curator’s Choice

Violin and Bow

For several years Father deValles served as pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford, Mass. When the United States entered World War I in 1917, he volunteered to give spiritual assistance and guidance to U.S. troops fighting in Europe. Father DeValles was assigned to the 104th Infantry of the 26th Division as a military chaplain.


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The Knights Tower & Carillon

Washington, D.C., is home to the patronal church of the Catholic Church in the United States, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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