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July 15, 2012
A Sermon from the 1880’s, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York
SERMON CXLII. As lightning cometh out of the- east, and appeareth even unto the west...
July 14, 2012
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680)
Catherine Tekakwitha By Eliza Allen Starr The sweet-briar rose of summer glades We lay upon...
July 10, 2012
In every age and clime the Catholic Church has been a pioneer in carrying the...
July 09, 2012
Mother Mary Gertude Doyle, R.S.M. (1862-1913)
By the death of Mother M. Gertrude Doyle, which occurred Saturday, March 22, 1913, the...
July 08, 2012
ON A PORTRAIT OF ST. ALOYSIUS GONZAGA By D.J. Mackin, Ph.D. "Quid hac ad aeternitatem?"...
July 07, 2012
Forgotten Catholic Authors of the 19th Century: L.W. Reilly
AUTHENTIC SKETCHES OF LIVING CATHOLIC AUTHORS One of the most prolific of Catholic American writers...
June 16, 2012
Murillo’s Immaculate Conception By David Gray Whence is the spell—O fair and free from guile,...
June 15, 2012
Judge David W. Carroll, Little Rock, Arkansas (1816-1905)
Carroll, David Williamson, chancery judge,...
June 14, 2012
Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood (1856)
In 1650 the Congregation of...
June 13, 2012
Father George Deshon, C.S.P. (1823-1904)
FATHER DESHON AT REST. Last Rites Over Remains of Paulist Founder. Archbishops Farley and Ryan...
June 09, 2012
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April 19, 2012
St. Elizabeth Seton Discusses Her Conversion, 1805
New York, 30th March, 1805. REV. AND DEAR SIR, My heart offers you the tribute...
April 18, 2012
“A MAN OF STEEL”: FATHER IGNATIUS LISSNER, S.M.A. (1867-1948)
The son of a Jewish convert, Ignatius Lissner was born in the Alsace region of...
April 04, 2012
SISTERS OF ST. DOMINIC– ADRIAN, MICHIGAN (1878)
Having established their first mission in Michigan in 1877, the Dominican Sisters of the Second...
March 19, 2012
Fordham baseball—The Beginnings
But another event of considerable importance took place during the presidency of Father Tellier, an...
December 16, 2011
Martin Milmore (1843-1883), American Catholic Artist
MARTIN MILMORE, The Famous Catholic American Sculptor.Martin Milmore was born in Sligo, Ireland, September 14,...
December 14, 2011
Father Patrick Dealy, S.J. (1827-1891), Fordham University
REV. PATRICK FRANCIS DEALY, S.J.Born April 7, 1827, in Rathkeale, County Limerick, IrelandJoined the Jesuits...
December 13, 2011
Catholic Authors: Frances Conigland Farinholt
MRS. FRANCES CONIGLAND FARINHOLT was born at Halifax, North Carolina, just before the great Civil...
December 12, 2011
Rhode Island’s First Catholic Bishop
RIGHT REV. THOMAS F. HENDRICKEN (1827-1886), First Bishop of Providence. PROVIDENCE was for a time...
December 11, 2011
A CHRISTMAS THOUGHTAnonymousLITTLE Baby! gift from Heaven, Sent to fill our days with love, Hearken...
December 10, 2011
Father Anastasius Smits, O.Carm. (1840-1927)
He was a Carmelite priest, remembered as “one of the most interesting characters in the...
December 09, 2011
Father Alfred Young, C.S.P. (1831-1900): Church Musician
YOUNG, Alfred, clergyman, was born in Bristol, England, January 21, 1831, the son of Thomas...
December 08, 2011
The Church of the Immaculate Conception, East Fourteenth Street (1855)
CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. EAST FOURTEENTH STREET. IN view of the increasing number of...
December 07, 2011
Marchioness Ellen McLaughlin (1829-1915), Brooklyn, New York
MRS. HUGH McLAUGHLIN Democratic Leader’s Widow, Made a Marchioness, Dies at 85The New York Times,...
December 06, 2011
This Week’s Column at Patheos
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December 05, 2011
Father Joseph Still (1849-1907), Quincy, Illinois
REV. JOSEPH STILL Rest now is yours, O noble priest, Your work you've done, and...
November 27, 2011
Sermon, First Sunday of Advent, St. Paul the Apostle Church, Manhattan, ca. 1876
SERMON FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENTEPISTLE. Romans xiii. 11-14. Brethren: Know that it is...
November 26, 2011
“The Church Would Look Foolish Without Them”: Patrick O’Neil, Bronx, New York
PATRICK J. O'NEIL, who for a number of years has been active in Bronx real...
November 25, 2011
Sisters of the Most Holy Family of Nazareth (1885)
IN 1875, Mary Frances Siedliska, a distinguished Polish woman of noble qualities and rare virtues,...
November 20, 2011
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