Atonement Friars Received Into the Church, 1909


EMBRACE CATHOLIC FAITH. Members of the Society of Atonement at Graymoor Received into Church. (The New York Times, October 31, 1909) WEST POINT, N.Y., Oct. 30—The Society of the Atonement at Graymoor, near Garrison, N.Y., was corporately received into the Catholic Church today, the ceremony taking place in the chapel of the community. The Right [Read More...]

John Wayne (1907-1979), Catholic Convert

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Today marks the 35th anniversary of the passing of actor John Wayne. Born Marion Robert Morrison in Winterset, Iowa, his family moved to California when he was young. After graduating from Glendale High School in 1925, he played football for the University of Southern California until a shoulder injury precluded his sports career. As his [Read More...]

Controversial Catholic Editor James A. McMaster Dies, 1886


JAMES A. M’MASTER DEAD. CAREER OF THE NOTED CATHOLIC EDITOR CLOSED. THE MAN WHO FOR MANY YEARS FOUGHT, IN THE “FREEMAN’S JOURNAL,” THE BATTLES OF HIS CHURCH. (The New York Times, December 30, 1886) James A. McMaster, the veteran editor of the Freeman’s Journal, died yesterday morning at 9 0’clock in St. Mary’s General Hospital, [Read More...]