TITLE

THE CATHOLIC CADET AT STATELY WEST POINT

AUTHOR(S)
BAUMER JR., W. H.
PUB. DATE
March 1939
SOURCE
America;3/4/1939, Vol. 60 Issue 22, p514
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Catholic cadets at West Point Academy in the U.S. It mentions that the practice of religion by the Cadets was left unnoticed by people outside the academy yet they are outwardly religious because Sunday chapel attendance is compulsory. It notes that 420 of the 1,800 cadets are Catholics in which its percentage is slightly higher than the average of Catholic population in general in the country. It examines the life of Catholic cadets in the academy which include attending mass at five in the morning during holy days.
ACCESSION #
35031003

 

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