“New York Catholics” Now Available on Amazon!

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My new book New York Catholics: Faith, Attitude & the Works! is now available on Amazon. It’s a celebration of the difference that 76 different Catholic women and men have made, and are making, in the life of New York City. The first half of the book profiles historical figures from St. Elizabeth Seton to Mychal [Read More...]

My Book Available for Pre-Order on Amazon!

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Amazon has just posted the cover of my new book on its website: New York Catholics: Faith, Attitude & the Works! It’s a book that’s half history and half journalism. In the first part I write about a variety of historical figures ranging from St. Elizabeth Seton to Father Mychal Judge. In the second part, [Read More...]

Roads to Rome: U.S. Army Officer Enters the Church, 1909

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Georginia Pell Curtis’s 1909 anthology Some Roads to Rome offers a series of first-hand accounts of Catholic converts. The following is the story of an unidentified U.S. Army officer who embraced Catholicism. His account of going to Confession during the Philippine War is quite interesting, and sheds some light on the real universality of the [Read More...]


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