A Tribute to Catholic Sisters, 1899


A PRIEST’S TRIBUTE TO NUNS. Mgr. Conaty’s Sermon at the Georgetown Convent. (The New York Times, May 31, 1899) Washington, May 30— Cardinal Gibbons, Papal Delegate, Mgr. Martinelli, and other prominent Catholic churchmen took part today in the second-day’s celebration of the centennial of Georgetown Convent. It is estimated that at least one thousand women, [Read More...]

Manhattan College Beats CCNY 5-0 (March 31, 1900)

The 1900 Manhattan College Baseball Team.

  MANHATTAN, 5; C.C.N.Y., O Opening Game of the Baseball Season at Jasper Oval. The New York Times, April 1, 1900 The Manhattan College baseball team opened the season of 1900 yesterday on Jasper Oval with a victory over the boys from the College of the City of New York. The field was in excellent [Read More...]

Bishop Thomas Galberry, O.S.A., Hartford, Connecticut (1833-1878)


RIGHT REV. THOMAS GALBERRY, O.S.A., Fourth Bishop of Hartford Thomas Galberry first saw the light at Naas, in the County Kildare, Ireland, in 1833, but three years after his birth, his parents came to this country and settled in Philadelphia. Here he received his early training, and at the age of sixteen, entered Villanova College. [Read More...]