Passionists Celebrate Golden Jubilee in U.S., 1902

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“Golden Jubilee of the Passionists in the United States, by a Passionist Father” The Catholic World Volume 76 (January 1903): 502-515. Just at this time the Passionist Fathers are celebrating the Golden Jubilee of the Order in America. The festivities commemorate of the event are being held in the Church of St. Paul of the [Read More...]

A Sermon on Catholic Patriotism at St. Francis Xavier Church, Manhattan, May 1894

Monsignor Henry A. Brann (1837-121), who preached the sermon at St. Francis Xavier Church which is listed below.

OBJECT LESSON FOR BIGOTS. CATHOLIC AND PROTESTANT IN THE MEMORIAL PARADE. Both Fought Bravely for the Same Flag—One the A.P.A. Would Debar from the Country’s Affairs—Sermons of the Rev. Madison C. Peters as They Sound Compared with the Rev. Father Brann Memorial Sermon in St. Francis Xavier’s. (The New York Times, May 31, 1894) There [Read More...]

Bishop Ignatius Persico, O.F.M. Cap. (1823-1896), Savannah, Georgia

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Fourth Bishop of Savannah Ignatius Persico was born in Naples on the 30th of January 1823 of a noble Sorrentine family and received in baptism the name of Camillus William Mary Peter. After completing his classical course in the college of the Jesuit Fathers at Naples, young Persico renounced all worldly prospects that lay open [Read More...]


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