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Title
Fr. Dietz and a group of priests and victims of leprosy at Sheklung, China, 1920
Date Created and/or Issued
1920
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Maryknoll Mission Archives, P.O. Box 305, Maryknoll, N.Y. 10545-0305; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/
archives@maryknoll.org ; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1669
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=17
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1917 ; Maryknoll Mission Archives.
Description
This is a photograph of Frs. Dietz [center holding hat] and a group of other priests visiting with victims of Leprosy. The priest to Fr. Dietz's left is to be consecrated a Bishop in a few weeks from the time of this picture.
Born in New York, Fr. Dietz came to Maryknoll in 1915 and was ordained to the priesthood on September 11, 1916. He took his Perpetual Oath to the Society in 1930. He was assigned to Kongmoon in 1920 and in 1930 he became the Society Superior of the mission. He was a delegate to the first General Chapter of the Society in 1929. In 1932 he was named to the Synodal Commission in Peking. In 1937 he became Procurator General in Rome. He was active in teaching until his death.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 10.7 x 6.4 cm.
Identifier
impa-m3814 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-005-01-0006
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m3814
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-005-01-0006.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Clergy
Leprosy
Group portraits
Time Period
1920
Place
China
Sheklung
Source
MKL/China/005/01/0006 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Photographs of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York, 1912-1945
impa-m338

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