America’s greatest Catholic churchman of this time period, Cardinal James Gibbons of Baltimore, became an Honorary Christian Brother: “Brother Justin, who has been staying here, today at Baltimore presented his Eminence Jas. Card. Gibbon [sic] with letters of affiliation to the Institute.”

House Chronicle of the Philadelphia Protectory for Boys (1906-1921), pp. 72-73, in Legacy Baltimore District Archives..