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June 22, 2014
Feast of Corpus Christi, a Sermon by Father Francis X. Weninger, S.J., 1882
FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI. "This is the day which the Lord hath made; let us...
June 21, 2014
St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a Poem by Father William Hart McNichols, S.J., 1989
Aloysius, You have drawn me to you, gentle teacher, loving guide. I am filled with...
June 07, 2014
New York Herald Interviews Boston College Founder, May 1876
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June 04, 2014
A Tribute to Fordham, My Alma Mater
June 04, 2014
A Poetic Tribute to the Jesuits
June 01, 2014
Catholic Sermons: “Holy Mass a Treasure” (1912)
In further considering the First Commandment of the Church it is to be noted that...
May 31, 2014
Parish Mission for Deaf Catholics, 1899
The New York Mission to Deaf Mutes By Rev. Joseph Rockwell, S.J. The Woodstock Letters,...
May 29, 2014
St. Francis Xavier College Entrance Requirements, 1899
The College of St. Francis Xavier was founded in 1847 by the Jesuits in Manhattan....
December 08, 2013
Sermon by Fr. Francis X. Weninger, S.J., on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 1882
FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. “Thou art all, fair, my love, and there is not...
November 20, 2013
Holy Cross College Alumnus Becomes Confederate General, 1863
The College of the Holy Cross was founded in 1843 by Father Benedict Joseph Fenwick,...
November 15, 2013
Know-Nothings Plot to Burn Fordham, 1853
Father John Larkin played a major role in the development of Catholic higher education in...
November 10, 2013
A Sermon on Catholic Patriotism at St. Francis Xavier Church, Manhattan, May 1894
OBJECT LESSON FOR BIGOTS. CATHOLIC AND PROTESTANT IN THE MEMORIAL PARADE. Both Fought Bravely for...
August 13, 2013
Fordham’s First Jesuit President
Jesuit educator and publicist, b. at Nantes, France, 20 Nov., 1807; d. at St. John's...
June 21, 2013
Fordham University, 1912
Fordham University developed out of Saint John's College, founded by Bishop Hughes upon the old...
June 16, 2013
Student Reminiscences of 1820’s Georgetown
RECOLLECTIONS, GEORGETOWN COLLEGE IN 1820. Woodstock Letters (1885): 264-267. About the middle of the afternoon of...
June 11, 2013
Montana Missionary: Father Gregory Mengarini, S.J. (1811-1886)
Pioneer missionary of the Flathead tribe and philologist of their language, b. in Rome, 21...
May 25, 2013
Major Henry F. Brownson (1835-1913): Holy Cross Alumnus, Civil War Veteran, Lay Leader
Henry Francis Brownson was born at Canton, Mass., August 7 1835. His father was the...
April 01, 2013
Jesuit Parish Mission at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Fair Haven, CT, August 1884
FAIR HAVEN, CONN.—Fair Haven was till very recently a separate town, but now, it forms...
March 13, 2013
Father Leopold Bushart, S.J. (1838-1909)
At the time of his death, the Louisville Catholic Record described Father Leopold Bushart as...
February 10, 2013
First American Bishop Eulogizes President Washington, 1800
Bishop John Carroll’s Eulogy on the Death of President Washington, February 22nd, 1800 When the...
December 22, 2012
“How the Young Colonel Died”
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December 20, 2012
Monsignor Bernard O’Reilly (1820-1907)
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November 30, 2012
Father Robert Fulton, S.J. (1826-1895), President of Boston College
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November 03, 2012
The Jesuits in Hell’s Kitchen, 1900
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