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Catholic Word of the Day: HEDGE SCHOOLS, 05-03-14
CCDictionary ^ | 05-03-14 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 05/03/2014 9:02:23 AM PDT by Salvation

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Gatherings of Catholic children and their teachers in the open fields in Ireland during the days of persecution. Due to the repression of Catholic schools by the penal laws, under the hedges along the roads was the only place where Catholic education could be continued.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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Will this happen in the USA?
1 posted on 05/03/2014 9:02:24 AM PDT by Salvation
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2 posted on 05/03/2014 9:05:20 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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