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Priest on Horseback-Father Farmer: 1720-1786

Eva K. Betz

A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass circuit in Pre-Revolutionary, Colonial America. He faced much danger and and adventure, in order to provide the Mass and the Sacraments to Catholics who had not seen a priest in years. Father Farmer was a real life missionary priest during the 1700’s in what is now New England. In 1779 he was appointed as one of the first trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. He also had a reputation as a philosopher and astronomer in his time, and was a member of the American Philosophical Society. (Introduction by Maria Therese) This recording was read from a hard copy; no online text was available at the time.

A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass circuit in Pre-Revolutionary, Colonial America. He faced much danger and and adventure, in order to provide the Mass and the Sacraments to Catholics who had not seen a priest in years. Father Farmer was a real life missionary priest during the 1700’s in what is now New England. In 1779 he was appointed as one of the first trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. He also had a reputation as a philosopher and astronomer in his time, and was a member of the American Philosophical Society. (Introduction by Maria Therese) This recording was read from a hard copy; no online text was available at the time.
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A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass circuit in Pre-Revolutionary, Colonial America. He faced much danger and and adventure, in order to provide the Mass and the Sacraments to Catholics who had not seen a priest in years. Father Farmer was a real life missionary priest during the 1700’s in what is now New England. In 1779 he was appointed as one of the first trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. He also had a reputation as a philosopher and astronomer in his time, and was a member of the American Philosophical Society. (Introduction by Maria Therese) This recording was read from a hard copy; no online text was available at the time.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

3h 20m


Chapters

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01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

16:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

17:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

17:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

11:22


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

12:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:28