d the altar to Our Blessed Lady, the pulpit, the candlesticks, the sanctuary lamp, the musical sanctuary chimes, the new golden chalice, the golden communion trays, the stations of the cross, are all donations, the most of them memorial gifts.
And it was a happy day when His Eminence the Cardinal came out on Sunday, June 2, 1912, to dedicate the church and its contents to the worship of God.
There are now three priests to minister to the congregation, the Revs. William H. Flynn and Daniel F. Desmond, assisting Father Flanagan. Four successive Masses are celebrated every Sunday morning and are well attended by both men and women.
There is a large Sunday School, which meets in the chapel on Sunday afternoons before Vespers, and there are always two, and generally three Masses said every morning in the week.
The parishioners of St. Joseph's number two thousand five hundred, and they are all zealous in their faith and active in good works.
A few years ago the Catholics of West M