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Born in 1865, he entered the novitiate in 1885 and, after a few years teaching in elementary schools he was assigned to the "Placing Out" Bureau of the New York Catholic Protectory.
50) By the time a male pickpocket reached age 15 he was just as likely to end up in the penitentiary as the House of Refuge, the Juvenile Asylum, or the Catholic Protectory.
The laws from 1882 to 1920 provided that local private reformatories, like the Protestant Episcopal House of Mercy, the Roman Catholic House of Good Shepherd, the New York Magdalen Benevolent Society, and the Jewish Protectory and Aid Society, could serve as the sites for young women's moral rehabilitation.
Archbishop, John Hughes, and the Catholic Protectory in the "moral