Milestones: Miracles in Malden

Flocking, pushing, stepping on toes, upsetting policemen, trampling shrubbery, scores of thousands of Roman Catholics moved in a long line which surged and babbled but scarcely dwindled all week long—not to get into a football stadium or a prizefight arena, but to see and if possible touch the tombstone of a priest, the Rev. Father Patrick J. Power in Holy Cross Cemetery at Maiden, Mass.

Father Power died at 25, of phthisis, some 60 years ago. About 30 years later rumor crept about that his grave held...

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