Saint Louis: The Story of Catholic Evangelization of America’s Heartland
Volume Two: The Lion and the Fourth City
Episode 9: 1849 Cholera Epidemic

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St. Mary of the Victories Parish

Cholera Epidemic of 1849

German Orphans Home

Mayor James Barry

Sisters of Charity

Sisters of St. Joseph

Visitation Order

The Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sisters of Christian Charity, Mother Pauline Malincrodt

Bishop John Baptist Purcell, Cincinnati

St. Louis Raised to Archdiocese 7/20/1847

Bishop Michael O’Connor, Pittsburgh

Archbishop Elect Kenrick 2nd Tour of Diocese

Fr. Francis Rutkowski

Seventh Provincial Council of Baltimore, 1849

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Pius IX