Mission to Non-Catholics, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 1904

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NON-CATHOLIC MISSIONS BY APOSTOLATE FATHERS. They Strive to Remove Wrong Notions Regarding Catholic Dogma and Practices. READY TO ANSWER ALL QUERIES. Many Catholic Communities of Missionary Priests and Brothers and Sisters in Brooklyn.  (The Brooklyn Eagle, November 1, 1904, p. 9.) The non-Catholic missions conducted under the auspices of the Apostolate Fathers form one of [Read More...]

St. John the Baptist Church, Brooklyn, New York (1868)

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During Bishop John Loughlin’s administration, there were but two religious communities of priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn. The first to gain admittance were the priests of the Congregation of the Mission. In the spring of 1868, Rev. Edward M. Smith of that congregation came to Brooklyn to open a new field for the special [Read More...]

Catholics on Stage: Arnold Daly (1875-1927)

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Born Peter Christopher Arnold Daly to Irish parents, the young man grew up in Brooklyn, where he attended Sacred Heart Academy in Fort Greene, a school long since closed. After the death of his father, he started acting at age seventeen. He was noted for having helped introduce American audiences to the plays of George [Read More...]


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