Mother Austin Carroll, R.S.M. (1835-1909)

Mother Austin Carroll, authoress of the Life of Mother Mc Cauley, Leaves of the Annals of the Sisters of Mercy (4 vols.), ┬áLife of St Alphonsus, Life of Venerable Clement Hofbauer, Glimpses of Pleasant Homes, Happy Hours of Childhood and a number of other valuable works, was born in Clonmel, Ireland, in 1836, educated mostly [Read More…]

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Former Know-Nothing Converts to Catholicism

The Order of the Star Spangled Banner was founded in New York in 1849 in opposition to the rise of a predominantly Catholic immigration to the United States. Members were pledged to secrecy about the order. When asked about it, they answered “I know nothing”; hence the nickname the “Know-Nothings.” During the 1850’s, membership rose [Read More…]

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