Military Mass During the Civil War, 1864

CSC chaplains

FATHER CORBY’S DESCRIPTION OF A MILITARY MASS On or about the 4th day of September, 1864, Gen. Meagher, who was on a visit with Gen. Hancock at the time, prior to his departure for the department of Gen. Sherman, to whom he had been assigned for duty, proposed an anniversary celebration for the brigade. The [Read More...]

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

historicalsketch00midd_0059[1]

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...]

“The Church Would Look Foolish Without Them”: Thomas F. O’Rorke, Bronx, New York

historyofbronxbo00comf_0304[1]

THOS. F. O’RORKE, of 692 Union Avenue, the Bronx, is one of the solid men of the borough—the owner of valuable property. He was one of the first to discern what lay in the future for that part of the country, and as he deserves, has profited by his discernment. We can say of him, [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X