Monsignor Bernard O’Reilly (1820-1907)


Historian, b. 20 Sept., 1820, in County Mayo, Ireland; d. in New York, U.S.A. 26 April, 1907. In early life he emigrated to Canada, where in 1836 he entered Laval University. He was ordained priest in Quebec, 12 Sept., 1843, and ministered in several parishes of that diocese. He was one of the heroic priests [Read More...]

Father Robert Fulton, S.J. (1826-1895), President of Boston College

Fr Robert Fulton SJ

Rev. James Robert Fulton (The New York Times, September 6, 1895) The Rev. James Robert Fulton, S.J., ex-President of Boston College, died yesterday at Santa Clara College, San Jose, Cal. The Rev. James Robert Fulton was born at Alexandria, Va., June 28, 1826. In his early youth he was a page in the United States [Read More...]

The Jesuits in Hell’s Kitchen, 1900


THE WORK OF OUR MISSIONARIES. MISSION IN “HELL’S KITCHEN,” NEW YORK. A Letter from Father Stanton.                                                                                                                                   ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE, FORDHAM, October 1899 REV. AND DEAR FATHER, P.X.  You ask me for some account of our work during the mission season, and I am quite ready to comply with your wishes in this respect, but hardly [Read More...]