Funeral services have been held for Theodore Sanchez Jr. of Union City. He passed away Dec. 14. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was a self employed construction worker. He was the husband of the late Maria Sanchez; father of Lisa, David, Tony, Eva, Linda, Maria and the late Hector and Theodore; brother of Raul; grandfather of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Services arranged by the Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
The University recently acquired a Bible belonging to Stephen Badin, the first Catholic priest ordained in the United States and a previous owner of the land that eventually became Notre Dame’s campus. The Bible currently is on display in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Hesburgh Library.Catholic Studies Librarian Jean McManus, who played a role in the acquisition, said John Carroll, the first Catholic bishop in the United States, gave the three-volume Bible to Badin in the late 1700s. She said Badin took it with him in his travels. These included visits to Kentucky and Northern Indiana, where he made his land purchases and built the original Log Chapel.Emily McConville Kathleen Cummings, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, said Badin gave the Bible to the Sisters of Loretto in Nerinx, Ky., who owned it for more than 200 years before only recently realizing its significance. She said the religious order had the books appraised and then contacted the Notre Dame, who purchased them with grants from the Library Acquisitions Fund and the Office of Research, with letters of support from history and American Studies faculty. The Sisters then brought the book to campus and gave it to the University at a special Mass in the Log Chapel in late June.Cummings said the Cushwa Center and the Library were interested in making the acquisition because the Bible linked two early American church leaders as well as other aspects of the early Church in the United States.“The way the Bible brings together the story of Catholics at every level – the leadership, the laity and religious – that’s enormously important,” she said. “The Fr. Badin connection makes it special, but the significance is far larger.”Margaret Abruzzo, an associate professor of history at the University of Alabama, who is studying the correspondence between Carroll and Badin as part of a project with the Cushwa Center, said the Bible also is significant because of its rareness. She said the Bible was printed by Matthew Carey, an Irish immigrant in Philadelphia. The edition, which was only 500 copies, was the second full Bible published in the United States and the first Catholic translation.“[Carey] was interested in kind of refuting the idea that Catholics didn’t read the Bible,” Abruzzo said. “He wanted to get the Catholic Bible into people’s hands because it was very important to Catholics at the time that they read the Catholic version of the Bible rather than the Protestant version.”Abruzzo said the Bible, which contains an inscription from Carroll to Badin, speaks to the closeness of their relationship at a time when the American Catholic Church was small and far-flung.“Badin would write questions to Carroll, and Carroll would write answers,” she said. “He was a source of advice for Badin.“When there were issues, Carroll would intervene, so sort of imagine something that is a very, very, very small version of any sort of diocese today. Imagine Carroll running the Catholic Church out of his garage. It’s that level of informality. They’re really trying to create a church from scratch.”McManus said the Bible, which shows signs of heavy use, will be on display this semester in Special Collections, and it will be the subject of a symposium on Oct. 10. She said the Bible will be available for scholars, who may study the book’s binding, marginal notes or relationship to Badin’s other writings and letters.“Connecting those letters to this time frame, and knowing where the Bible lived, that’s all of interest as well,” she said. “Its biggest use is just gesturing towards this big story of the very early 1800s [when] Catholicism was very much a minority religion. Things could have gone very differently, but this is a piece of the evidence for how it did go, especially that westward movement.”Cummings said faculty can bring classes to see the Bible, and researchers also can study the Bible’s translation and inscription.“Researchers who come – Bible scholars, scholars of American history – it will be a text that will be studied by them for a long time now,” she said. “A lot of people come to Notre Dame to do research on Catholicism, and so it’s a crossroads of source to scholars, so it will definitely get more exposure.”Tags: Badin Bible, Catholics
View Comments Have you joined Periscope, the Twitter-owned app that allows you to broadcast and interact with live streams? If not, you’re sure missing out! In addition to our weekday #liveatfive broadcasts, Broadway.com also brought you one-of-a-kind live footage from opening night of An American in Paris with star Brandon Uranowitz. Now we have another guest Periscope star: Fun Home’s Emily Skeggs!Watch Skeggs, who plays Medium Allison in the acclaimed musical, make her Broadway debut right before your eyes, as it happens! She’ll be broadcasting on the Broadway.com Periscope account on April 19, Fun Home’s big opening night, giving fans a unique view of her Broadway bow. Theater fans who have the Periscope app on their iPhone can interact with Skeggs, but everyone else can view it on Twitter. Just watch the Broadway.com Twitter account throughout the day and night for her updates!Fun Home opens at the Circle in the Square following a run last season at the Public Theater. In addition to Skeggs, the show stars Michael Cerveris, Beth Malone, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Roberta Colindrez, Joel Perez, Zell Morrow and Oscar Williams. Fun Home Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 10, 2016
Deputies are investigating a weekend shooting that ended with a car driving into a West Palm Beach home.Shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, multiple cars were heading northbound on Haverhill Rd. from Purdy Ln., when an altercation occurred among the occupants of the cars, resulting in shots being fired.One driver was struck by the gunfire, causing that person to lose control and drive into a residence in the 2500 block of Haverhill Rd.No one inside the home was injured.The victim, who was simply identified as an adult male, was hospitalized and is currently listed in critical condition.Information on the suspect has not been released.Detectives from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Division are investigating.Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.
ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual August 20, 2020 Share Submit StumbleUpon FIFA governance has pledged to further combat match fixing and strengthen its sports integrity program by deepening its existing relationship with Sportradar’s Integrity Services.Moving its existing Fraud Detection System with FIFA, Sportradar teams will now work closer with FIFA’s six continental confederations; CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, CAF, UEFA, the AFC and the OFC monitoring syndicated matches and betting related activity.FIFA stakeholders will further be supported by Sportradar in-house detection and sports analysis experts, helping FIFA partners detect suspicious behaviour.Sportradar will also deliver a full range of fraud prevention services and provide a programme of educational workshops and e-learning solutions, as well as a bespoke app to enable players, coaches and staff to understand the importance of protecting the integrity of football and the repercussions of fraudulent activities. The app will allow them to confidentially and anonymously report any concerns.Commenting on the update FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “Preserving the integrity of the game is paramount to FIFA. Given that match manipulation is still a serious concern for everyone who loves the game, FIFA will work with Sportradar, the global leader in match manipulation detection and prevention, to invigorate and enhance our integrity programme. FIFA is committed to tackling match manipulation and protecting the integrity of football for players and fans.”Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl commented on the partnership: “It is an incredible honour to stand side by side with FIFA and also with all the confederations in a clear and unequivocal statement of intent and resistance.We have worked hard to earn the trust of a whole range of stakeholders across sport and of course football, and now we www.FIFA.com www.sportradar.com have the chance to join up all that work, expertise and insight and to provide the game with such a high level of monitoring and collaboration. We thank President Infantino and his team for their trust and look forward to working together with FIFA at the start of this new era.” Share SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Related Articles