The American Converts Database

Conversion of Isaac Thomas Hecker to Roman Catholicism

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Title

Conversion of Isaac Thomas Hecker to Roman Catholicism

Contributor

Mullen, Lincoln

Conversion Item Type Metadata

Type of conversion

Conversion between religion

Ritual

Baptism (provisional)

Date of conversion

1844-08-02

Description

Isaac Hecker was baptized on August 2, 1844, by Bishop John McCloskey at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. The next day he confessed his sins, and on May 18, 1845, he was confirmed by McCloskey.

Bibliography

Isaac Hecker to Orestes A. Brownson, August 2, 1844, in Joseph F. Gower and Richard M, Leliaert, eds., The Brownson-Hecker Correspondence (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1979), 109-110.

Citation

“Conversion of Isaac Thomas Hecker to Roman Catholicism,” The American Converts Database, accessed September 26, 2017, http://americanconverts.org/items/show/4.

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