Wheeling, WV Priest Publishes Vol. 3 of Comprehensive St. Alphonsus Parish History
This is the third volume in a comprehensive Saint Alphonsus parish history. It focuses on the people, physical plant, and spiritual life of the parish. Volume 1, in German, celebrated the 50th Anniversary (1856-1906). Volume 2, in English, marked the 100th Anniversary (1856-1956) and included material from Volume 1.
About the Author:
Fr. Richard W. Shoda is a Roman Catholic priest for the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston. He compiled this volume so that the more recent history of the parish would not be lost.
"Saint Alphonsus: Capuchins, Closures, and Continuity 1956-2011+" is a 466-page hardcover with a retail price of $60.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-2948-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.