The Dakotas’ First Bishop: Martin Marty, O.S.B. (1834-1896)

Bp Marty OSB

VICARIATE APOSTOLIC OF DAKOTA: RIGHT REV. MARTIN MARTY, O.S.B. First Vicar Apostolic of Dakota. Martin Marty was born at Schwyz in Switzerland, on the 12th of January 1834, and entering in youth, the great Benedictine abbey of Einsiedlen, made his profession on the 20th of May 1855. The young monk had already pursued his theological [Read More...]

The “White Benedictines” of Arkansas (1874)

White Benedcitine Arkansas

BENEDICTINE SISTERS OF MT. OLIVE (White Benedictines) (1874) As American History cannot be studied thoroughly unless viewed with a European background, likewise the history of our humble Convent leads us across the sea, over mountains and valleys, until our wandering mind reaches a quaint, picturesque Convent, nestling high up on a peak of the Swiss [Read More...]

Catholic History in Less Than Five Minutes– The Benedictines and Western Civilization

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