Poem for the Fiftieth Anniversary of Villanova, 1892


ODE FOR THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF VILLANOVA COLLEGE (1892) By Eleanor C. Donnelly OH ! blest be the day, when the sun’s golden ray First shone on these shades, Villanova revealing! Like the sunrise that shone on King Memnou’s famed stone, Awaking a strain full of fervor and feeling! Grave doctor and sage In that [Read More...]

Monsignor Dennis J. Flynn, Mount St. Mary’s College and Seminary, Emmitsburg (1856-1911)


Rt. Rev. Mgr. Dennis J. Flynn, LL. D., was born near Louisville, Ky., Sept. 17, 1856, and, having made his preliminary studies in the parochial schools and St. Xavier’s Institute of that city, he went to Mt. St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, Md. The college course completed, he studied theology in the seminary department of the [Read More...]

Catholic Higher Education: St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota (1856)

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ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY, conducted by the Fathers of the Order of St Benedict, is the oldest and largest Catholic institution of learning north of St Louis and west of Chicago. It was founded in 1856, in which year the Territorial Legislature of Minnesota granted a charter constituting the Order of St Benedict a body corporate [Read More...]