Who’s Buried in Catholic Cemeteries: Mayor Hugh J. Grant (1858-1910)

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Born in New York City on September 10, 1858, Hugh J. Grant grew up in Manhattan, where he attended Manhattan College (then located in Manhattanville) before studying abroad. Upon his return he studied at Columbia Law School. An active Democrat. he soon got into politics, running unsuccessfully for Mayor at age 27. He did serve [Read More...]

From County Kerry to New Orleans: Father John M. Cronin, S.J. (1873-1939)

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Father John M. Cronin was born November 13, 1873, in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland. He received his elementary education in the Listowel National School and his high school courses in the Christian Brothers’ School in Tralee, County Kerry. In this latter school, he began his career teaching as a layman in 1888. But after four [Read More...]

Catholic History in Less Than 5 Minutes– The Age of Constantine (313-337)

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