A Dominican in Memphis: Father Joseph A. Kelly, O.P. (1827-1885)

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Very Rev. Joseph Augustine Kelly, O.P.— Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1827. Came to America at the age of ten. Reared in Philadelphia, Pa., and Louisville, Ky. Graduate St. Mary’s… [in] Bardstown, Ky. Entered Dominican Order 1843. Ordained July 27, 1850; classical course, St. Rose’s, Springfield, Ky.; St. Joseph’s, Somerset, Ohio, after ordination; 1854 was elected [Read More...]

Atonement Friars Received Into the Church, 1909

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EMBRACE CATHOLIC FAITH. Members of the Society of Atonement at Graymoor Received into Church. (The New York Times, October 31, 1909) WEST POINT, N.Y., Oct. 30—The Society of the Atonement at Graymoor, near Garrison, N.Y., was corporately received into the Catholic Church today, the ceremony taking place in the chapel of the community. The Right [Read More...]

Father Alexis Granger, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame (1817-1893)

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VICE-PRESIDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME: VERY REV. A. GRANGER Very Rev. Alexis Granger, the first who occupied the position of Vice-President in the University of Notre Dame, was born at Daon, France, on the 19th of June, 1817. He received his primary education at home, and even had made some progress in the [Read More...]


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