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Fr. Sorin arrives in New York
Father Sorin and crew make the long journey to the New World.
Keywords: father sorin, holy cross, father moreau
Sorin arrives in Vincennes
Father Sorin and his traveling mates finish the second leg of their journey.
Keywords: father sorin
Sorin arrives at ND
Over a year and two months after Sorin left France and spent a year in southern Indiana, Father Sorin and his crew arrived in South Bend to start a great university.
Keywords: father sorin, father badin, alexis coquillard
Reinforcements set sail
Two years prior, the original seven founders of Notre Dame set sail from France. Today, six more would cross the sea to join them.
Keywords: father sorin, holy cross, brothers of holy cross, sisters of holy cross, father cointet, father marivault, father gouesse