Civil War Chaplain Becomes Bishop: Bishop Lawrence S. McMahon, Hartford, CT (1835-1893)

Bishop McMahon

RIGHT REV. LAWRENCE S. McMAHON, Fifth Bishop of Hartford. Lawrence S. Mcmahon was born in the British province of New Brunswick in 1835, but was brought to the United States in his fourth year. His early studies were made in the public schools of Boston, but he subsequently entered the College of the Holy Cross [Read More...]

Father Augustine F. Hewit, C.S.P. (1820-1897)


Father Hewit is Dead. The Head of the Paulists Passes Away at the Monastery in this City. Sketch of His Life Work. Associated with Other Denominations Before He Became a Roman Catholic— The Church that Stands as His Monument. (The New York Times, July 4, 1897) The Very Rev. Dr. Augustine F. Hewit, Superior of [Read More...]

Boston College Football Team, 1913

BC Football Team 1912

The Varsity Team of 1909, under the leadership of Captain Pierce, passed through a very successful season. Dr. Maguire’s coaching was of the highest order and a well-balanced team was the result. The season of 1910 marked the renewal of athletic relations with Holy Cross on the gridiron. The Worcester boys had a great advantage [Read More...]