George Hasenour (1841-1915): Soldier, Teacher, Entrepeneur


A Civil War Veteran: George Hasenour , Celestine, Indiana    George Hasenour, a gallant ex-soldier and one of the best-known businessmen of Celestine, Dubois County, Indiana, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, August 15, 1841, the eldest of the seven children of Martin and Tharsila Hasenour, natives of Germany. Martin Hasenour and wife, soon after marriage, [Read More...]

“There is a Public Sphere for Catholic Women,” by Alice Timmons Toomey, 1893


THERE IS A PUBLIC SPHERE FOR CATHOLIC WOMEN. By Alice Timmons Toomey The Catholic World (August 1893): 674-677. The Catholic Women’s Congress held in Chicago, May 18, gave an outline sketch of the work of Catholic women, beginning with a paper on “The Elevation of Womanhood through the Veneration of the Blessed Virgin,” and closing [Read More...]

Former Episcopal Bishop Speaks at Catholic Forum, Brooklyn, 1860


THE LECTURE SEASON. Catholic Library Association—Lecture by Dr. Silliman Ives—“Catholic Rome the Patroness of Knowledge” (The Brooklyn Eagle, November 2, 1860, p. 2)  A lecture was delivered last evening at the Brooklyn Institute under the patronage of the Catholic Library Association. The lecturer of the evening was the Dr. Silliman Ives, who was formerly Episcopal [Read More...]