Who’s Buried in Catholic Cemeteries: Henry King (1886-1982)

Henry King

Born in Christiansburg, Virginia, Henry King left school at fifteen to work. Beginning as a silent movie actor, he was directing films by 1915, and would do so for another 46 years. He directed some of the big hits of the late silent era, including Tol’able David (1921) and The White Sister (1923), starring Lillian [Read More...]

Mission to Non-Catholics, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 1904

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NON-CATHOLIC MISSIONS BY APOSTOLATE FATHERS. They Strive to Remove Wrong Notions Regarding Catholic Dogma and Practices. READY TO ANSWER ALL QUERIES. Many Catholic Communities of Missionary Priests and Brothers and Sisters in Brooklyn.  (The Brooklyn Eagle, November 1, 1904, p. 9.) The non-Catholic missions conducted under the auspices of the Apostolate Fathers form one of [Read More...]

Roads to Rome: Margaret Terry Chanler, 1910

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MARGARET TERRY CHANLER, RED HOOK, NEW YORK. Wife of Winthrop Chanler, Esq., and sister of Mr, F. Marion Crawford. I was brought up in Rome under a rather feeble ministration of the Anglican Church, which seemed always cold and empty beside the real Churches we constantly visited as children. As I grew older my indifference [Read More...]


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