Great American Catholic History Resource for Teachers

The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., has an Archives that is one of the best resources for any student of American Catholic History. The Archives has recently created an online resource for teachers to use in the classroom. They sum it up rather nicely in their website: The American Catholic History Classroom is [Read More...]

Native American Nuns

Thanks to Deacon Greg Kandra for alerting me to an interesting new book. It’s about a short-lived order of Native American nuns founded in the late 1800′s by a Jesuit who worked among the Sioux. They were called the Congregation of American Sisters. I thought I knew a lot about American Catholic history, but it [Read More...]

This Day in Brooklyn Catholic History

Bushwick got its name from the Dutch, but like most New York neighborhoods, it’s had quite a few makeovers since then. Long a center of Hispanic life, in recent years it’s become home to a growing Hipster population fleeing Manhattan rent. Before either of them, Bushwick was a center of German-American life in New York [Read More...]


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