Religion: For Sailors' Souls

It was a new blossom on an old religious plant which Bishop William Thomas Manning blessed in Manhattan last week when he dedicated the Chapel of our Savior in a 13-story annex of the Seamen's Church Institute (founded 1843). The whole annex will be dedicated next autumn. Then the institute will be using structures which cost $5,000,000.* It is 75% selfsupporting. Voluntary subscriptions make up the rest. It is organizations like Seamen's Church Institute which get the money collected after the "ship's concert" on ocean liners.

Prime purpose of the institute—like that of the...

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