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 : so shall also the coming of the Son of Man be. ST. MATT. xxiv. 27. THESE words of our Lord, my dear brethren, refer principally to the general judgment, which will come {suddenly upon all, at least all of [Read More...]

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 is Mr. L.W. Reilly, who for twenty years has been a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines. He was born in New York  City in December, 1853, and was baptized in St. Peter’s Church, in Barclay Street. He was educated [Read More...]

Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood (1856)

Mother Keating CSJ with Mother Dowling

                    In 1650 the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph was founded in the City of Puy, France, by a     zealous missionary of the Society of Jesus, the Reverend John Paul Médaille.  According to the Rules and Constitutions, the Sisters of Saint Joseph are instructed [Read More...]