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Nov. 13: African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas

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Start:
November 13, 2011 1:00 pm
End:
November 13, 2011 2:30 pm
Venue:
African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas
Phone:
215-473-3065
Address:
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6163 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19151

O.V.  Catto was a congregant at St. Thomas 140 years ago, and On Sunday morning, Nov. 13, we will attend 10 a.m. services and then speak tothe congregation at 1 p.m.  We’ve done book research at the church and are excited to return. Books will be available for sale and signing as

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