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Some time around the year 1959, ...
Some time around the year 1959, Reverend Frederick Kates, rector of Saint Paul's Church in Baltimore, Maryland, included Desiderata in a compilation of devotional materials for his congregation.
There was a rumor that it ...
There was a rumor that it was discovered at a church built in the 1600s because it became famous in 1959 when Reverend Frederick Kates, rector of Saint Paul's Church in Baltimore, Maryland, included Desiderata in a compilation of devotional materials for his congregation.
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Rev. Frederick Ward Kates, rector of Old St. Paul's Church in the late '50s, one said in a 1977 interview that he probably "found" Desiderata in a magazine at the barbershop.
Rev. Kates often mimeographed inspirational verse in booklet form and placed the booklets in pews around the church.
He decided to use Desiderata on the front page of one of these booklets and, as was his custom, printed it on church letterhead that included the year of the church's founding, A.D. 1692!
This poem was used by Reverend ...
This poem was used by Reverend Frederick Kates, of St. Paul's Church in Baltimore, MA, in devotional materials he compiled for his congregation.
On top of this material he had written, "Old St. Paul's Church, Baltimore A.C. 1692.
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Confusion around the date Desiderata was actually written began in the late 1950s when Rev. Frederick Kates, the rector of St. Paul's Church in Baltimore, Maryland, (1956-1961) compiled the poem into a small booklet of devotional poetry for his congregation.