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Edward Sorin

Edward Sorin, C.S.C. (1814-1893) was born in the west of France, was ordained in 1838 and joined the newly founded Congregation of Holy Cross shortly thereafter. In 1841, Father Sorin was sent to establish a mission in Indiana. After a year's service in Vincennes. . . Sorin was offered a tract of land in the diocese's northernmost section--on the condition that a college be situated there. . . and arrived at the property, located near the south bend of the St. Joseph River, in November 1842. He...See more