Holy Redeemer

Holy Redeemer was founded as a missionary church, spreading western Catholic doctrine in a Chinese context. Holy Redeemer also provided a school for the neighborhood, encouraging families to settle in Chinatown. The shrine in the middle photograph below, which borrowed from Chinese architectural style, is inscribed, "Everything from God."

Dedication of Holy Redeemer Church
October 5, 1941
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Children and Teacher in Front Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church, 1951
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Blessed Mother Prayer Card, Holy Redeemer, 1955
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