Rapid urban expansion and immgration in the 19th century called for new parishes to be built, as described in “Building Churches on New Jersey's Northwest Frontier.” A “Meet the Commission” article and the announcement of the next Gerety lecture, “Catholicism and Race in the Twentieth-Century Urban North” by Prof. John T. McGreevy, are included in this issue.
New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission, "New Jersey Catholic Records Newsletter, Vol. 18, No.1" (1998). New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission newsletters. Paper 45.