Born Russian Orthodox, and Russian nobility, Demetrius Gallitzin came to the United States after converting to Roman Catholicism. He was the second priest ordained in the U.S., and went on to do more than anyone else to establish the Church in central and western Pennsylvania. He spent a lot of his own money — until his family cut him off — building churches, as well as mills and other facilities for the locals to establish industry.
- Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, Wikipedia
- Canonization site for Servant of God Demetrius Gallitzin
- 1945 comic book on the life of Fr. Gallitzin
- A Memoir on the Life and Character of the Rev. Prince Demetrius A. De Gallitzin: Founder of Loretto and Catholicity, in Cambria County, Pa;, Apostle of the Alleghanies (Classic Reprint)
- Life of Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, Prince and Priest
- Life Of Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, Prince And Priest
- PRINCE GALLITZIN and the Lost World of American Catholics: ‘The Prince-Priest’ D.A. Gallitzin (1770-1840): a historical novel & popular history
- A Memoir On The Life And Character Of The Rev. Prince Demetrius A. De Gallitzin, Founder Of Loretto And Catholicity, In Cambria County, Pa., Apostle Of The Alleghanies
- THE LEGACY OF PRINCE GALLITZIN A History of the Altoona Johnstown Diocese
- The American Catholic Almanac
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