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Hugh Francis Blunt

Msgr. Hugh Francis Blunt was a priest and author of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, serving the Archdiocese of Boston. After feeling a call to the priesthood as an altar boy, he received Holy Orders in 1901 before working at the Boston Pilot as an editor. He later obtained a parish school of 1,900 pupils at St. John's Church in Cambridge, and was declared Monsignor by Pope Pius XII in 1944. It has been said that he contributed to "almost every Catholic magazine here and abroad," in...See more