St. John Nepomucene Neumann (1811-1860)


FIRST AMERICAN SOON TO BE PLACED, AFTER YEARS OF SOLICITATION BU U.S. CATHOLICS, IN THE CALENDAR OF SAINTS (The Brooklyn Eagle, February 16, 1902, 44) Roman Catholics of the United States, who have been striving for many years to secure the canonization of a strictly American saint seem destined at last to have their wish [Read More...]

Archbishop John J. Kain, St. Louis (1841-1903)

Bp Kain

DIOCESE OF WHEELING. RIGHT REV. JOHN J. KAIN, Bishop of Wheeling. John J. Kain was born in Martinsburg, Berkeley Co., West Virginia, on the 31st of May, 1811, the only son of Jeremiah and Ellen Murphy Kain, who emigrated from the neighborhood of Macroom, in the county of Cork, Ireland, and married in this country. [Read More...]

Bishop John Moore, St. Augustine, Florida (1834-1901)


MOORE, JOHN, R.C. Bishop, was born in Castletown-Delvin, County Westmeath, Ireland, June 24, 1834. In 1848 he emigrated to Charleston, S.C., where he began classical studies. He completed his classical course in the college of Combrée, in the department of Maine-et-Loire, France, 1851-1856, finishing his philosophical studies in the Gregorian University, Rome. He studied theology [Read More...]