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Pat McNamara
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Pat received his Ph.D. from Catholic University of American in Washington, D.C. A native of Queens, New York, Dr. Pat McNamara is a published historian. His books include A Catholic Cold War: Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., and The Politics of American Anticommunism (2005); The Tablet: The First Hundred Years (2008); and Diocese of Immigrants: The Brooklyn Catholic Experience, 1853-2003 (2004). Pat has appeared in numerous publications, writing on American Catholic history.  Pat has taught at St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, was an archivist for the Brooklyn Diocese for ten years, and in 2008 was a consultant for the Museum of the City of New York's exhibit Catholics in New York.

Works by Pat McNamara
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Convents White and Black
Pat McNamara | June 04, 2020
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American Catholics and the 1619 Project
Pat McNamara | June 03, 2020
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John Wayne and the Catholic Church
Pat McNamara | May 26, 2020
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General Sherman Speaks at Notre Dame, 1865
Pat McNamara | May 21, 2020
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Pat McNamara | May 20, 2020
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Pat McNamara | May 20, 2020
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Who’s Buried in Catholic Cemeteries?
Pat McNamara | May 19, 2020
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Never on This Earth….
Pat McNamara | May 13, 2020
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A Church Historian’s First Communion
Pat McNamara | May 12, 2020
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A Letter from the Desert
Pat McNamara | April 09, 2020
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The Consolation of Poetry
Pat McNamara | April 01, 2020
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The Council of Trent-- And Church Reform Today
Pat McNamara | February 28, 2019
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Newman, the Scandals, and the Laity
Pat McNamara | February 24, 2019
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Nuns as Sex Slaves: Fact, Fiction, and Maria Monk
Pat McNamara | February 20, 2019
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McNamara’s Blog Celebrates Black History Month
Pat McNamara | February 01, 2019
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St. Mary Euphrasia and the Good Shepherd Charism
Pat McNamara | January 26, 2019
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Peace and Good at Graymoor
Pat McNamara | January 25, 2019
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Who’s It Named For? General Judson Kilpatrick...
Pat McNamara | January 06, 2019
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New Biography of St. Aloysius Hits the Mark
Pat McNamara | January 05, 2019
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Three Giants of Brooklyn Catholicism
Pat McNamara | December 29, 2018
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The Briordys of Brooklyn
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2018
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New Books on Catholics and the American Civil War
Pat McNamara | December 26, 2018
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When Catholics Swept the Oscars
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2018
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Gerard Manley Hopkins: Finding God in All Things
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2018
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Isaac Hecker: Who He is, Why He Matters
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2018
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Who's Buried in Catholic Cemeteries: Gary Cooper
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2018
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Scandal and Renewal at Gethsemani Abbey
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2018
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Catholics in the Movies: Raoul Walsh (1887-1980)
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2018
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The Sisters of Mercy in Early San Francisco
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2018
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The Feast of St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552)
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2018
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Old Catholic Poems: "Courtesy"
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2018
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Lacordaire: The Fulton Sheen of the 1800's
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2018
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"McNamara's Vlog": Dorothy Day (1897-1980)
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2018
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Catholics and the American Revolution
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2018
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From the Pulpit
Pat McNamara | November 27, 2018
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Old Catholic Poems: "The Carthusians"
Pat McNamara | November 25, 2018
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How to Preach Missions to Non-Catholics
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2018
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Books: The Perfect Christmas Gift!
Pat McNamara | November 21, 2018
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Anti-Catholic Cartoon of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2014
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All Hallows College, Ireland (1840)
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2014
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The First Review of "New York Catholics"!
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2014
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Anti-Catholic Cartoon of the Week: "Erin Go Unum"
Pat McNamara | October 17, 2014
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New York Socialite Becomes Nun, 1914
Pat McNamara | October 16, 2014
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A Poem by Blessed John Henry Newman, 1857
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2014
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A Poem by St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897)
Pat McNamara | October 01, 2014
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My Speech at the Book Launching Party for "New York...
Pat McNamara | September 24, 2014
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An African-American Woman Writes to Pope Pius IX, 1853
Pat McNamara | September 17, 2014
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"New York Catholics" Now Available on Amazon!
Pat McNamara | September 16, 2014
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Catholics on Stage: Fritz Williams (1865-1930)
Pat McNamara | July 14, 2014
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Roads to Rome: Margaret Terry Chanler, 1910
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2014
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Catholics on Stage: Arnold Daly (1875-1927)
Pat McNamara | June 17, 2014
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Throwback Thursday Photograph!
Pat McNamara | June 12, 2014
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John Wayne (1907-1979), Catholic Convert
Pat McNamara | June 11, 2014
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The "Bogus Knights of Columbus Oath"
Pat McNamara | June 06, 2014
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Throwback Thursday Photograph!
Pat McNamara | June 05, 2014
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St. Boniface Church, Brooklyn (1854)
Pat McNamara | June 05, 2014
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Manhattan College-- A Visual History
Pat McNamara | June 04, 2014
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A Tribute to Fordham, My Alma Mater
Pat McNamara | June 04, 2014
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A Poetic Tribute to the Jesuits
Pat McNamara | June 04, 2014
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My Book Available for Pre-Order on Amazon!
Pat McNamara | June 03, 2014
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A Meditation by John Henry Newman
Pat McNamara | June 03, 2014
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Lacordaire's Prayer for Priests
Pat McNamara | June 03, 2014
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Mother Austin Carroll, R.S.M. (1835-1909)
Pat McNamara | June 02, 2014
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Former Know-Nothing Converts to Catholicism
Pat McNamara | June 02, 2014
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Parish Mission for Deaf Catholics, 1899
Pat McNamara | May 31, 2014
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A Tribute to Catholic Sisters, 1899
Pat McNamara | May 28, 2014
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Catholics at West Point, a 1908 Survey
Pat McNamara | May 28, 2014
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The Question Box
Pat McNamara | May 27, 2014
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Military Mass During the Civil War, 1864
Pat McNamara | May 26, 2014
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My Youtube Commercial!
Pat McNamara | May 25, 2014
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The Cover of My New Book!
Pat McNamara | May 25, 2014
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Quote of the Day-- On Joy
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2013
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A Sermon on Thanksgiving, 1913
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2013
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Paulist Outreach to Non-Catholics Explained, 1896
Pat McNamara | November 24, 2013
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Catholics on Stage, 1919
Pat McNamara | November 21, 2013
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The Poor Clares Come to the U.S., 1875
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2013
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Know-Nothings Plot to Burn Fordham, 1853
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2013
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Passionists Celebrate Golden Jubilee in U.S., 1902
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2013
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Catholic Poetry: "Newman," by George N. Shuster
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2013
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Bishop Arrested in Civil War Mississippi, 1864
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2013
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A Detroit Pastor: Father Ernest Van Dyke (1845-1918)
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2013
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"A Catholic Dog," from "The New York Times," 1877
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2013
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Former Episcopal Bishop Speaks at Catholic Forum,...
Pat McNamara | November 04, 2013
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Catholic Poetry: "Old Nuns," by James M. Hayes
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2013
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Brooklyn Nuns Celebrate Silver Jubilee, 1902
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2013
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Catholic Chapel Dedicated at West Point, 1900
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2013
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The Thirteenth, and Other Great Centuries
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2013
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Father Francis Asbury Baker, C.S.P. (1820-1865)
Pat McNamara | August 20, 2013
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Catholics in American History: A View from 1908
Pat McNamara | August 15, 2013
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Fordham's First Jesuit President
Pat McNamara | August 13, 2013
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School Days, 1848: A Reminiscence
Pat McNamara | July 08, 2013
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A Look at the Trappists, 1908
Pat McNamara | July 06, 2013
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Cardinal James Gibbons, Baltimore (1834-1921)
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2013
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The Precious Blood Fathers (1814)
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2013
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Brooklyn's Unfinished Cathedral, 1894
Pat McNamara | June 24, 2013
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A Sermon on Gratitude, 1915
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2013
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The De La Salle Christian Brothers
Pat McNamara | June 22, 2013
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Fordham University, 1912
Pat McNamara | June 21, 2013
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The First Nuns in Arkansas, 1851
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2013
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Student Reminiscences of 1820's Georgetown
Pat McNamara | June 16, 2013
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The Brothers of the Sacred Heart (1820)
Pat McNamara | June 15, 2013
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Nuns in the Spanish-American War
Pat McNamara | June 14, 2013
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The First Black Catholic Congress, 1889
Pat McNamara | June 13, 2013
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Funeral Sermon for Civil War Nurse, 1897
Pat McNamara | May 26, 2013
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Brooklyn Church Gets New Flag, 1890
Pat McNamara | May 24, 2013
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The Sisters of St. Joseph, Carondolet, Missouri
Pat McNamara | April 03, 2013
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She fled the violence of the Bolsheviks, but found that advocating Civil Rights could be......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | March 21, 2013
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | March 15, 2013
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Father Leopold Bushart, S.J. (1838-1909)
Pat McNamara | March 13, 2013
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A Brief History of a Sometimes Long Wait
Pat McNamara | March 11, 2013
What's a conclave? And what happens? And how long will it take?...
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Did the Jesuits Assassinate Lincoln?
Pat McNamara | February 18, 2013
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's Daughter Becomes Nun, 1899
Pat McNamara | February 14, 2013
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Ash Wednesday, New York, 1884
Pat McNamara | February 13, 2013
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A Momentous Day in Church History-- To Say the Least
Pat McNamara | February 11, 2013
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Father Augustine F. Hewit, C.S.P. (1820-1897)
Pat McNamara | January 17, 2013
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St. John Nepomucene Neumann (1811-1860)
Pat McNamara | January 05, 2013
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Holy Name Entertainment, Brooklyn, 1878
Pat McNamara | January 03, 2013
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Archbishop John J. Kain, St. Louis (1841-1903)
Pat McNamara | January 02, 2013
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A Walk Through Calvary Cemetery
Pat McNamara | January 02, 2013
In Woodside, a fascinating graveyard encapsulates New York's history....
A New Year's Day Sermon, New York, 1901
Pat McNamara | January 01, 2013
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Mother Theresa Willingman, O.S.P. (1831-1907)
Pat McNamara | December 31, 2012
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"St. Vincent De Paul," a Poem, 1862
Pat McNamara | December 30, 2012
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"How the Young Colonel Died"
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2012
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Monsignor Bernard O'Reilly (1820-1907)
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2012
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Carmelites Celebrate Centennial in U.S., 1890
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2012
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Brooklyn's German Catholics Celebrate Jubilee, 1891
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2012
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The Powerhouse: Cardinal Francis Spellman
Pat McNamara | December 17, 2012
Ambition and natural leadership skills sometimes hid Cardinal Spellman's capacity for......
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A View from the Tower of London: A Review of...
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2012
It's worth remembering when Catholicism was repressed and priests were hidden in......
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The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother
Pat McNamara | November 27, 2012
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The Jesuits in Hell's Kitchen, 1900
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2012
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"These Are a Few of My Favorite Saints . . ."
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2012
Fifteen favorite saints for a saint-oriented week....
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2012
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Anti-Catholic Cartoon of the Week, 1928
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2012
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General Ethan Allen's Daughter Enters Convent, 1814
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2012
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"Rabble? That's Me!": Alfred E. Smith
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2012
The humorous Al Smith Dinner honors a Catholic politician and social reformer, a "happy......
Boston College Football Team, 1913
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2012
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Priest Tarred and Feathered by Mob, Maine, 1854
Pat McNamara | October 18, 2012
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Anti-Catholic Image of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 16, 2012
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The Joy of Sister Thea Bowman (1937-1990)
Pat McNamara | October 15, 2012
"I think the difference between me and some people is that I'm content to do my little......
The Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart (1890)
Pat McNamara | October 12, 2012
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St. John the Baptist Church, Manhattan (1840)
Pat McNamara | October 08, 2012
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A Civil War veteran, a reformed drunkard, a rich man, a penitent: an inspiring story of......
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Venerable Fulton Sheen: "A Loyal Son of the Church"
Pat McNamara | October 02, 2012
His background gave Archbishop Fulton Sheen a unique ability to convey "everyman"......
Mayor Flees to Monastery, 1908
Pat McNamara | October 01, 2012
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | September 29, 2012
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St. Alphonsus Liguori and the Redemptorists
Pat McNamara | September 24, 2012
There was no fire-and-brimstone in this passionate Doctor of the Church....
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | September 01, 2012
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On Vacation till the 25th!
Pat McNamara | August 11, 2012
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The Apostle of Ohio: Bishop Edward Fenwick, O.P.
Pat McNamara | August 06, 2012
Traveling countless miles to find Catholics needing sacraments, his saddle became "his......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | August 04, 2012
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"The Happiness of Being a Catholic"
Pat McNamara | August 03, 2012
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Boston (1871)
Pat McNamara | August 01, 2012
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"You Jesuits Are Everywhere"
Pat McNamara | July 31, 2012
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Father Michael D. Lilly, O.P. (1831-1900)
Pat McNamara | July 30, 2012
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Remembering a great Benedictine priest and monastic founder who wrote, "Always forward!......
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Father Anthony Ciampi, S.J. (1816-1893)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2012
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Working with the founders of AA, Sister Ignatia began the first hospital treatment......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | July 21, 2012
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Stepping onto the banks of the Mississippi with nothing, a gifted bishop created a......
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680)
Pat McNamara | July 14, 2012
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Idaho Catholics
Pat McNamara | July 10, 2012
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Francis Thompson and the Hound of Heaven
Pat McNamara | July 09, 2012
A "failure" to the world, addicted, nursed by a prostitute, Francis Thompson is recalled......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | July 08, 2012
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Among the many statues on the Gettysburg battlefield, only one is dedicated to a......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | June 16, 2012
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Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood (1856)
Pat McNamara | June 14, 2012
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Father George Deshon, C.S.P. (1823-1904)
Pat McNamara | June 13, 2012
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How an ex-slave helped develop an international black Catholic consciousness....
McNamara's Blog Moving to Patheos Next Week!
Pat McNamara | June 09, 2012
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The story of a nineteenth-century barefoot preacher who was pelted and trampled on --......
The Quality of Mercy: Mother Gonzaga O'Brien
Pat McNamara | May 07, 2012
How a Sister of Mercy overcame anti-Catholic prejudice and mistrust through a lifetime......
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SISTERS OF ST. DOMINIC-- ADRIAN, MICHIGAN (1878)
Pat McNamara | April 04, 2012
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Fordham baseball—The Beginnings
Pat McNamara | March 19, 2012
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A Church History Reading List
Pat McNamara | March 19, 2012
Want to improve your knowledge of Church history? Here's a list of great books to get......
Mother Irene and the New York Foundlings
Pat McNamara | March 12, 2012
In Post-Civil War New York, some 30,000 homeless children wandered the streets. Catholic......
Cardinal John J. O'Connor: A Priest Forever
Pat McNamara | February 07, 2012
"Surely I have a right to make clear the teaching of the Church," said Cardinal......
No Room in the Inn of Your Heart
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2011
The human heart can be compared to an inn filled with guests, from which resound the......
Martin Milmore (1843-1883), American Catholic Artist
Pat McNamara | December 16, 2011
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Catholic Authors: Frances Conigland Farinholt
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2011
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Rhode Island's First Catholic Bishop
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2011
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2011
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Father Anastasius Smits, O.Carm. (1840-1927)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | December 06, 2011
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Born in poverty, Mary Walsh gives a lively example of how potent redistributism can be,......
Father Joseph Still (1849-1907), Quincy, Illinois
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2011
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The Drummer Boy of Chickamauga
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2011
The twelve-year-old drummer of the 22nd Michigan Infantry turned around, shot the......
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Sisters of the Most Holy Family of Nazareth (1885)
Pat McNamara | November 25, 2011
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Betty Smith's Brooklyn
Pat McNamara | November 22, 2011
When Francie Nolan describes "the most beautiful church in Brooklyn," she is describing......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 20, 2011
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Bishop Charles E. McDonnell, Brooklyn, New York...
Pat McNamara | November 19, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2011
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The Original Mighty Mac
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2011
Born to a Haitian mother and a white father, Almeide Maxis Duchemin headed two religious......
Commander John F. Luby, U.S. Navy (1859-1911)
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2011
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2011
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Father Francis P. Duffy and the Fighting 69th
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2011
As Veteran's Day approaches, remembering a famous regiment and the chaplain who served......
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2011
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Edgar Allan Poe and the Jesuits
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2011
On the eve of All Soul's Day, remembering a tortured soul who found consolation and......
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"Some Exemplary Women" of Montana
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2011
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The Seminary Is a Living Thing
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2011
For a seminary professor, seeing the excitement of clerical and lay seminary students......
Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart (1876)
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2011
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The Fighting McMahons
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2011
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From Slave to Saint: Pierre Toussaint
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2011
From slave to entrepreneur, Venerable Pierre Toussaint is the only layperson interred in......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2011
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The Sister Servants of Mary (1892)
Pat McNamara | October 19, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | October 18, 2011
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Civil War Veteran Becomes Priest
Pat McNamara | October 17, 2011
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The Hurons, the Iroquois, and the Blackrobes
Pat McNamara | October 17, 2011
Remembering the North American Martyrs and Father Isaac Jogues, "one of the purest......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 16, 2011
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Catholic Authors: Anna Elizabeth Buchanan (1836-?)
Pat McNamara | October 14, 2011
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A Monastery Grows in Brooklyn, 1890
Pat McNamara | October 12, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2011
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Father McGivney and the Knights of Columbus
Pat McNamara | October 10, 2011
Columbus Day brings us to the Knights of Columbus, who continue to promote Christian......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2011
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Catholic Authors: Agnes Repplier (1859-1950)
Pat McNamara | October 07, 2011
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 05, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | October 04, 2011
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Bishop Thomas Foley of Chicago (1822-1879)
Pat McNamara | October 03, 2011
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"Really Franciscan": St. Francis of Assisi Church
Pat McNamara | October 03, 2011
Hidden amid the cosmopolitan skyscrapers of New York City, a Franciscan parish is a......
A German-American Civil War Veteran in Seattle
Pat McNamara | September 29, 2011
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100,000 Attend Jesuit Parish Mission in Brooklyn, 1876
Pat McNamara | September 27, 2011
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | September 25, 2011
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Sisters of St. Zita (1903)
Pat McNamara | September 24, 2011
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"There's the Saint for Me!" St. Vincent de Paul
Pat McNamara | September 19, 2011
Religious images were destroyed during the French Revolution. But one was left untouched......
Intensely Catholic
Pat McNamara | September 12, 2011
"Beware of opposing Mother Hardey because she will kill you with her novenas."...
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | September 11, 2011
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Johnny Clem, “The Drummer Boy of Chickamauga”
Pat McNamara | September 07, 2011
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Montana's First Nuns
Pat McNamara | September 06, 2011
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Private Thomas H. Higgins, Vicksburg, 1863
Pat McNamara | August 24, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | August 23, 2011
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General Sherman's Jesuit Son
Pat McNamara | August 22, 2011
The Civil War hero's son wrote of his vocation: "What a grand thing it is to be, as it......
This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | August 16, 2011
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What is a "Know-Nothing"?
Pat McNamara | August 15, 2011
Anti-Catholicism was once so acceptable in America that you could buy candy promoting......
This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | August 02, 2011
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Cloisters in the Alleys
Pat McNamara | August 01, 2011
How the Sisters of Mercy served America's poor....
Military Training at Catholic Colleges, 1910
Pat McNamara | July 28, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2011
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Nun Honored for Civil War Service, 1910
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2011
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Thomas Verner Moore and the Carthusians
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2011
At age 70, Thomas Verner Moore left for Spain to become a Carthusian Monk. Later, he......
Bishop Andrew Byrne: Quixotic in Arkansas
Pat McNamara | July 18, 2011
In 19th Century Arkansas, Bishop Andrew Byrne endured anti-Catholicism "with a dignity......
Kate Vannah (1855-1933), Poet and Composer
Pat McNamara | July 08, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | July 05, 2011
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A Poem for the Fourth of July
Pat McNamara | July 04, 2011
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Road to Rome, Part Two: Newman's Catholic Life
Pat McNamara | July 04, 2011
Once a Catholic, John Henry Newman often felt his life "forlorn and dreary," yet he......
Captain Nathaniel B. Shurtleff (1838-1862)
Pat McNamara | June 30, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2011
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Newman's Road to Rome, Part One
Pat McNamara | June 27, 2011
What made the conversion of John Henry Newman so especially noteworthy, and what did it......
Father Augustus Lemonnier, C.S.C. (1839-1874)
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | June 21, 2011
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Fordham baseball—The Beginnings
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2011
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The Setons, the Bayleys, and the Roosevelts
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2011
Soldiers, sailors, scientists, prison chaplains, teachers, social workers, authors,......
McNamara's Vlog-- The Irish at Gettysburg
Pat McNamara | June 14, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | June 14, 2011
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The Fenoughty Family, Paola, Kansas
Pat McNamara | June 13, 2011
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A Brooklyn-born Irish lad with the heart of a missionary, Bishop Francis Xavier Ford......
Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | June 12, 2011
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McNamara's Blog Goes Youtube!
Pat McNamara | June 10, 2011
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Like an early Mother Teresa, a brilliant Jesuit priest and professor proved himself no......
The Guardians of Liberty, 1915
Pat McNamara | June 04, 2011
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Catholic Sisters and the American Civil War
Pat McNamara | May 30, 2011
On the battlefields and in the hospitals, soldiers on both sides of the Civil War owed......
A Poem for Memorial Day
Pat McNamara | May 29, 2011
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John Wayne (1907-1979)
Pat McNamara | May 26, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | May 24, 2011
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In a period of dramatic growth in America, perhaps no churchman matched the energy or......
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A Poetic Tribute to Women Religious, 1909
Pat McNamara | May 18, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | May 17, 2011
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Anti-Catholic Rally in California, 1895
Pat McNamara | May 16, 2011
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The Barrymores, Hollywood's "Royal Family"
Pat McNamara | May 16, 2011
Talent and legendary profiles may have garnered them "Royal" notice, but the Barrymore......
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The Plagues of Memphis, 1873-1879
Pat McNamara | May 11, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | May 10, 2011
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Why is Manhattan College in the Bronx?
Pat McNamara | May 09, 2011
Historian Pat McNamara takes a fascinating and amusing look at the Christian Brothers......
Catholic Poetry
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Daughters of the Eucharist, Maryland, 1930
Pat McNamara | May 07, 2011
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St. Augustine Church, Bronx, New York, 1878
Pat McNamara | May 06, 2011
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Chicago's New Archbishop, 1915
Pat McNamara | May 04, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
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Black Elk's conversion was actually where he found true freedom and fulfillment as a......
A May Poem From Fordham, 1904
Pat McNamara | May 01, 2011
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The Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, 1884
Pat McNamara | April 30, 2011
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Boston's Maronite Catholics, 1895
Pat McNamara | April 29, 2011
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The Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kansas
Pat McNamara | April 28, 2011
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A Guest Column at YIM Catholic
Pat McNamara | April 27, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | April 26, 2011
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A 19th-century sermon on the Risen Christ: "Let us see the sepulchre, and let us cast......
A Poem for Easter
Pat McNamara | April 24, 2011
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From the Question Box: "Here Comes Everybody!"
Pat McNamara | April 23, 2011
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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence...
Pat McNamara | April 22, 2011
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Anti-Catholicism on Film, 1911
Pat McNamara | April 20, 2011
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Missionary of the Passion: James Kent Stone
Pat McNamara | April 18, 2011
A rich life of sacrifice, praise, sorrow, and joy is lived under the crucifix, and......
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School Play, St. James Academy, Brooklyn, 1856
Pat McNamara | April 15, 2011
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Convert and Poet: Mary Ann Spooner (1794-1877)
Pat McNamara | April 14, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | April 12, 2011
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A Jesuit Writes from Gallipoli, 1915
Pat McNamara | April 11, 2011
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In the face of racism and doubt within her own church, Elizabeth Barbara Williams fought......
"The Great Romish Conspiracy"
Pat McNamara | April 09, 2011
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Ukrainian Sisters Celebrate Centennial
Pat McNamara | April 04, 2011
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This month marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Meet an Irish......
The Pope's Army Comes to New York, 1868
Pat McNamara | March 31, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | March 29, 2011
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Dorothy Day: Comforter and Afflicter
Pat McNamara | March 28, 2011
The world had to catch up to Dorothy Day on social issues; now it needs to catch up to......
Corporate Greed Attacked from Pulpit, 1900
Pat McNamara | March 27, 2011
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"Do Catholics Make Better Athletes?"
Pat McNamara | March 25, 2011
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From the Question Box: "Scandals and the Church"
Pat McNamara | March 24, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | March 22, 2011
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For early Italian immigrants, the church was a cultural and spiritual consolation, but......
Brooklyn's Jesuit College (1908-1921)
Pat McNamara | March 18, 2011
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A Poem for St. Patrick's Day, 1895
Pat McNamara | March 17, 2011
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Book Review: Notre Dame and the Civil War
Pat McNamara | March 16, 2011
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Why St. Patrick's Day Matters, for Everybody
Pat McNamara | March 15, 2011
St. Patrick's Day in America celebrates not only a great saint, but a put-upon people......
Xavier Commencement, Manhattan, 1862
Pat McNamara | March 14, 2011
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"No Party but Mankind!": Orestes A. Brownson
Pat McNamara | March 08, 2011
A flawed man of his time, Orestes A. Brownson begins to emerge as a challenging voice......
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | March 02, 2011
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The Curious Case of Cornelia Connelly
Pat McNamara | March 02, 2011
When her husband told her to become a nun, Cornelia Connelly obeyed; when he tried to......
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John Markoe, S.J.: football star, soldier, alcoholic, priest, and a civil rights......
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | February 15, 2011
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Before Thomas Merton: Gethsemani Abbey, 1848-1948
Pat McNamara | February 15, 2011
Catholics who believe the church can never get past its present troubles should look to......
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The Marist Brothers in the United States, 1914
Pat McNamara | February 11, 2011
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What Do Priests Do (and Wear)?
Pat McNamara | February 10, 2011
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Chicago’s African-American Catholics, 1890
Pat McNamara | February 09, 2011
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What a Woman Can Do: Mother Xavier Ross
Pat McNamara | February 08, 2011
A fervent young woman answers her father's question, "What can a woman do?"...
Article on Xavier High School, Manhattan, 1898
Pat McNamara | February 04, 2011
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Brooklyn's Catholic Schools, 1873
Pat McNamara | February 02, 2011
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"I No Longer Call You Slaves": The Healy Brothers
Pat McNamara | February 02, 2011
In an era of racial intolerance and whispers, America's first African-American Catholic......
Talent Show at Holy Name School, Brooklyn, 1889
Pat McNamara | February 01, 2011
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Groundbreaking News!
Pat McNamara | January 27, 2011
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St. John's Seminary, Brooklyn (1891-1932)
Pat McNamara | January 27, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | January 25, 2011
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"Do Not Lose Courage!" An Iowa Exorcism, 1928
Pat McNamara | January 25, 2011
Anticipating the cinema release of Matt Baglio's The Rite, Catholic historian Dr. Pat......
Catholic College Announced in Brooklyn, 1868
Pat McNamara | January 24, 2011
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Jesuit's Speech on Deaf Catholic Ministry, 1908
Pat McNamara | January 24, 2011
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This Week's Column at Patheos
Pat McNamara | January 18, 2011
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"Dagger John": Archbishop John Hughes
Pat McNamara | January 18, 2011
Although New York has changed greatly over the years, John Hughes' legacy continues in......
St. John's College, Brooklyn, 1914
Pat McNamara | January 12, 2011
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Check out Pat's Weekly Column at Patheos!
Pat McNamara | January 11, 2011
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Twice Our Mother: Blessed Marie of the Incarnation
Pat McNamara | January 11, 2011
"With her own hands, she marked the sign of faith on our hearts, and it has never since......
Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | January 10, 2011
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Sermon at a Children's Mass, 1900
Pat McNamara | January 09, 2011
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | January 09, 2011
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The Setons, the Bayleys, and the Roosevelts
Pat McNamara | January 07, 2011
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | January 05, 2011
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Your Vocation is the Padded Cell!
Pat McNamara | January 04, 2011
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1841 Advertisement for Fordham
Pat McNamara | December 23, 2010
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Christmas Sermon, Stonyhurst 1904
Pat McNamara | December 23, 2010
Why is this Baby in our midst? And if, in His great love for mankind, He must needs......
Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2010
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Apologies for a Lengthy Absence-- And Good News!
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2010
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A Vibrant, Active Piety
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2010
Passionate and purposeful, Isaac Hecker was politically conscious, explored world......
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Roads to Rome: Alice Morton Rutherfurd (1879-1917)
Pat McNamara | November 24, 2010
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The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (1875)
Pat McNamara | November 22, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 21, 2010
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Sunday Sermons, 1878
Pat McNamara | November 21, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 20, 2010
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A Monastery in the Bronx: Corpus Christi (1889)
Pat McNamara | November 19, 2010
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Holy Trinity Church, Georgetown (1789)
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2010
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Roads to Rome: The Oxford Movement (1833-1845)
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2010
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Sunday Sermons
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2010
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2010
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Roads to Rome: Governor Peter H. Burnett (1807-1895)
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2010
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Bishop Maurice F. Burke and Wyoming Catholicism
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2010
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Sunday Sermons
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2010
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2010
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A Life Apart: The Carthusians of Vermont
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2010
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Roads to Rome: Maria Longworth Storer (1849-1932)
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2010
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Religious Profession at Long Island Convent, 1900
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2010
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Edmonia Lewis: Artist, Woman of Color, Catholic
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2010
As a Black Catholic artist, Lewis brought a uniquely African perspective to her......
All Hallows College, Ireland (1842)
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2010
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Sunday Sermons
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2010
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2010
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Newark’s Benedictine Monastery
Pat McNamara | October 29, 2010
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New York City’s First African-American Parish
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2010
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Sunday Sermons
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2010
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2010
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The Fathers of Mercy
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2010
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A Tour of Gethsemani Abbey, 1914
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2010
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New York City’s First Spanish-Speaking Parish
Pat McNamara | October 21, 2010
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Mother Aloysia Lowe, S.C. (1835-1889)
Pat McNamara | October 18, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 17, 2010
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Buffalo’s Maronite Catholics
Pat McNamara | October 17, 2010
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | October 15, 2010
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“They Went a Long Time without Seeing a Priest”
Pat McNamara | October 15, 2010
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Pope Leo XIII and the Rosary
Pat McNamara | October 13, 2010
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Woodhaven Parish Turns One Hundred
Pat McNamara | October 12, 2010
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Blessed Pope John XXIII's Feast Day
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2010
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The Mayflower and the Santa Maria
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2010
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St. Leonard’s School, Boston, 1914
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2010
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“Let Them Be Pelted and Trampled On”
Pat McNamara | October 11, 2010
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 10, 2010
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The Church at Ground Zero
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2010
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Finally... Newman's Feast Day!
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2010
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2010
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Our Lady of the Rosary
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2010
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Church History Returns!
Pat McNamara | October 09, 2010
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Happy Birthday, St. Therese!
Pat McNamara | January 02, 2010
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Wee Willie Keeler (1872-1923)
Pat McNamara | January 01, 2010
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Irish College Founded in Rome, 1628
Pat McNamara | January 01, 2010
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Marshall McCluhan (1911-1980)
Pat McNamara | December 31, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 28, 2009
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Father William Corby, C.S.C. (1833-1897)
Pat McNamara | December 28, 2009
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Encyclical Issued on Socialism, 1878
Pat McNamara | December 28, 2009
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St. Caterina Volpicelli (1839-1894)
Pat McNamara | December 28, 2009
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St. Gaspar del Bufalo (1786-1837)
Pat McNamara | December 28, 2009
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Monsignor Patrick J. Hartigan (1878-1952)
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Blessed Sára Salkaházi (1899-1944)
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Archbishop James P. Lyke, O.F.M. (1939-1992)
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Archbishop Patrick W. Riordan (1841-1914)
Pat McNamara | December 27, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 26, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 26, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 26, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | December 26, 2009
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Merry Christmas to McNamara's Blog Readers
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2009
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Two Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | December 25, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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Two Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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St. Paola Elisabetta (1816-1865)
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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Monsignor Hyacinth Gulski (1847-1911)
Pat McNamara | December 24, 2009
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 23, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 23, 2009
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St. Marguerite d'Youville (1701-1771)
Pat McNamara | December 23, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2009
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Two Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2009
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General Michael Corcoran (1827-1863)
Pat McNamara | December 22, 2009
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Joe Paterno and the Jesuits
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Two Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Emmanuel d'Alzon (1810-1880)
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Gethsemani Abbey Founded Today in 1848
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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First Mercy Convent Established in U.S.
Pat McNamara | December 21, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | December 20, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2009
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Henry F. Brownson (1835-1913)
Pat McNamara | December 19, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2009
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Blessed Némésia Valle (1847-1916)
Pat McNamara | December 18, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 17, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | December 17, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 17, 2009
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St. Joseph Manyanet y Vives (1833-1901)
Pat McNamara | December 17, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 16, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 16, 2009
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 16, 2009
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Father Lukas Etlin, O.S.B. (1864-1927)
Pat McNamara | December 16, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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Blessed Mary Frances Schervier (1819-1876)
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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Saint Virginia Centurione Bracelli (1587-1651)
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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Fr. Joseph B. O’Hagan, S.J. (1826-1878)
Pat McNamara | December 15, 2009
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St. John of the Cross (1542-1591)
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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St. Nimatullah Youssef Kassab Al-Hardini (1808-1858)
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Thomas Dongan (1634-1715)
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Catherine DeHueck Doherty (1896-1985)
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Maurice Baring (1874-1945)
Pat McNamara | December 14, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2009
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Council of Trent Opens, 1545
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2009
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St. Frances De Chantal (1572-1641)
Pat McNamara | December 13, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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Our Lady of Guadalupe
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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Bishop Louis DuBourg (1766-1833)
Pat McNamara | December 12, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2009
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Venerable Gregorio Buhl, F.S.C. (1896-1973)
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2009
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Encyclical on Christ the King Issued, 1925
Pat McNamara | December 11, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Paolo Uccello (1397-1475)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Francis William Petre (1847-1918)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Teodoro Pedrini, C.M. (1671-1746)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Thomas Merton (1915-1968)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Blessed Marco Antonio Durando, C.M. (1801-1880)
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Encyclical on Italian Immigration, 1888
Pat McNamara | December 10, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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Old (Anti-) Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979)
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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University of Louvain Founded, 1425
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964)
Pat McNamara | December 09, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Papal Encyclicals Issued Today Include…
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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St. Narcisa De Jesus Martillo y Moran (1832-1869)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Father Jean Pierre de Caussade, S.J. (1675-1751)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Vatican II Ends, 1965
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Vatican I Opens, 1869
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Sister Anthony O’Connell (1814-1897)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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James Hoban (1758-1831)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Abbot Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B. (1809-1887)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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North American College Turns 150
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Father Walter Ciszek, S.J. (1904-1984)
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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The Immaculate Conception Proclaimed, 1854
Pat McNamara | December 08, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 07, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 07, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 07, 2009
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First Bishop Ordained in America
Pat McNamara | December 07, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 06, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | December 06, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 06, 2009
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Blessed Adolph Kolping (1813-1865)
Pat McNamara | December 06, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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College Football
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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Joe Breen and the Movies
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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Scots College Founded in Rome, 1600
Pat McNamara | December 05, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Council of Trent Ends, 1563
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Romanian Diocese Founded 1982
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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St. John Calabria (1873-1954)
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642)
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Mary Agnes Tincker (1833-1907)
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Mother Mary Frances Clarke (1803-1887)
Pat McNamara | December 04, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Encylical Issued in 1880
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Byzantine Eparchy of Van Nuys Founded 1981
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Daniel A. Rudd (1854-1933)
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Father Francis X. Talbot, S.J. (1889-1953)
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552)
Pat McNamara | December 03, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2009
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Old (Anti-) Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2009
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Ivan Illich (1926-2002)
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2009
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Cardinal Francis J. Spellman (1889-1967)
Pat McNamara | December 02, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Name that Nun
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Blessed Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916)
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (1566-1633)
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Quod Iam Diu (1918)
Pat McNamara | December 01, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Mother Angela Sansbury, O.P. (1794-1839)
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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John J. Wynne, S.J. (1859-1948)
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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St. Joseph Marchand (1803-1835)
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Maximum Illud (1919)
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Orientalium Dignitas (1894)
Pat McNamara | November 30, 2009
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Advent is Here!
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Dorothy Day (1897-1980)
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Daughters of Charity Founded 1633
Pat McNamara | November 29, 2009
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Christmas Music
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1660)
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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St. Joseph Pignatelli (1737-1811)
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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Ellen Ewing Sherman (1824-1888)
Pat McNamara | November 28, 2009
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Worship Magazine Founded in 1926
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Pope Benedict to Beatify Newman in Person
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Christmas Music
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Jacopo Sansovino (1486-1570)
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Encyclical Issued Today, 1885
Pat McNamara | November 27, 2009
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Father Guido Gezelle (1830-1899)
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Alice Meynell (1847-1922)
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Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (1601-1680)
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
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Blessed Giacomo Alberione (1884-1971)
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St. Humilis de Bisignano (1582-1637)
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Coventry Patmore (1823-1896)
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Happy Birthday, Notre Dame!
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Quote of the Day
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 25, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 24, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 24, 2009
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St. Pierre Dumoulin-Borie (1808-1838)
Pat McNamara | November 24, 2009
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Father Simon LeMoyne, S.J., (1604-1665)
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2009
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Father John LaFarge, S.J. (1880-1963)
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2009
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Thomas Fortune Ryan (1851-1928)
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2009
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Father Thomas A. Judge (1868-1933)
Pat McNamara | November 23, 2009
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Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J. (1891-1927)
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | November 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2009
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Blessed Grimoaldo of the Purification (1883-1902)
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2009
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St. Philippine Rose Duchesne (1769-1852)
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2009
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Encyclical on Biblical Scholarship Issued, 1893
Pat McNamara | November 18, 2009
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New York City’s First African-American Parish
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2009
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Quote of the Day
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James J. Norris (1907-1976)
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2009
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Mill Hill Fathers Arrive in Baltimore, 1871
Pat McNamara | November 17, 2009
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Pat McNamara | November 16, 2009
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Thomas Merton Received into Church Today, 1938
Pat McNamara | November 16, 2009
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Henriette DeLille (1813-1862)
Pat McNamara | November 16, 2009
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Mother Veronica of the Passion (1823-1906)
Pat McNamara | November 16, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2009
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Georgetown: America‘s Oldest Catholic College
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2009
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St. Raphael Kalinowski (1835-1907)
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2009
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Judge Isaac Parker (1838-1896)
Pat McNamara | November 15, 2009
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Passionists Arrive in America, 1852
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Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Quote of the Day
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin (1928-1996)
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Bishops’ Statement on Racism, 1958
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Charles Carroll (1737-1832)
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Blessed Maria Merkert (1817-1872)
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990)
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Agnes Repplier (1855-1950)
Pat McNamara | November 14, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2009
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Monsignor Charles Owen Rice (1908-2005)
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First issue of Commonweal, 1924
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2009
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Francis Thompson (1859-1907)
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2009
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St. Agostina Pietrantoni (1864-1913)
Pat McNamara | November 13, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 12, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | November 12, 2009
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Canon Law Society of America Founded 1939
Pat McNamara | November 12, 2009
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James Michael Curley (1874-1958)
Pat McNamara | November 12, 2009
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For Veterans Day
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Blessed Eugene Bossilkov
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Papal Encyclical Issued Today, 1961
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Sisters of Charity Leavenworth arrive 1858
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Eparchy of St. Maron Founded 1971
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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The Catholic Lay Congress of 1889
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Venerable Catherine McAuley (1778-1841)
Pat McNamara | November 11, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2009
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Marine Corps Birthday Today
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2009
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IHM’s Founded in Monroe, Michigan, 1845
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2009
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Father John Zahm, C.S.C. (1851-1921)
Pat McNamara | November 10, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2009
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John D. Crimmins (1844-1917)
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2009
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Redemptorists Founded, 1732
Pat McNamara | November 09, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906)
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Cardinal Cisneros (1436-1517)
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Stephen R. Mallory (1813-1873)
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Archbishop Joseph F. Rummel (1876-1964)
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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The Third Plenary Council of Baltimore (1884)
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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Rumer Godden (1907-1998)
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JFK Elected, 1960
Pat McNamara | November 08, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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Frank Duff (1889-1980)
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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The Oregon School Bill, 1922
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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Monsignor John J. Curran (1859-1936)
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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The Knights of St. Peter Claver
Pat McNamara | November 07, 2009
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Quote of the Day
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Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel (1909-1946)
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2009
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General George G. Meade (1815-1872)
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2009
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General William J. Hardee (1817-1873)
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2009
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First American Bishop Named, 1789
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2009
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Cardinal Giacomo Antontelli (1806-1876)
Pat McNamara | November 06, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Texas Guinan (1884-1933)
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Mack Sennett (1880-1960)
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Guy Fawkes Day
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Alexandre De Rhodes (1591-1660)
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Blessed Bernard Lichtenberg (1875-1943)
Pat McNamara | November 05, 2009
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 04, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 04, 2009
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The Mother Church of Catholic New York
Pat McNamara | November 04, 2009
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General John J. Coppinger (1838-1909)
Pat McNamara | November 04, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2009
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Firdts College Baseball Game Played, 1859
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2009
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Léon Bloy (1846-1917)
Pat McNamara | November 03, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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St. Francis Anthony Fasani (1681-1742)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Bishop Vincent Wehrle (1855-1941)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Archbishop Joseph Schrembs (1866-1945)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Monsignor Joseph Jessing (1836-1899)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Cardinal Richard Cushing (1895-1970)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Archbishop Daniel Mannix (1864-1963)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Gheorghe Sincai (1754-1816)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Daniel Seghers, S.J. (1590-1661)
Pat McNamara | November 02, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Three Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Papal Infallibility Exercised Today, 1950
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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St. Vincent’s Hospital Founded, 1849
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky (1865-1944)
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J. (1876-1945)
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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First Mass in Arkansas, 1700
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Gertrud von Le Fort (1876-1971)
Pat McNamara | November 01, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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St. Alphonsus Rodriguez (1532-1617)
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Father Sorin, Notre Dame Founder
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Archbishop William Henry Elder (1819-1904)
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Archbishop John J. Cantwell (1874-1947)
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Sisters of Notre Dame Come to America, 1840
Pat McNamara | October 31, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2009
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Monsignor John J. Burke, C.S.P. (1875-1936)
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2009
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Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley (1894-1967)
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2009
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“The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican”
Pat McNamara | October 30, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 29, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | October 29, 2009
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“Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion”
Pat McNamara | October 29, 2009
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St. Gaetano Errico (1791-1860)
Pat McNamara | October 29, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2009
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Old (Anti-)Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2009
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Maurice Costello (1877-1950)
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2009
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David Jones (1895-1974)
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2009
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Father WiIfrid Parsons, S.J. (1887-1958)
Pat McNamara | October 28, 2009
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Name that Nun
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2009
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Mother Rogers of Maryknoll (1882-1955)
Pat McNamara | October 27, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2009
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Blessed Celine Chludzińska Borzęcka (1833-1913)
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2009
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Joseph Fabre, OMI, (1824-1892)
Pat McNamara | October 26, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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Catholic Poetry
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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Vincent Price (1911-1993)
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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Cardinal Edward Mooney (1882-1958)
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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This Day in Jesuit History
Pat McNamara | October 25, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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College Football Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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Catholic Art
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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First Church Named for Joan of Arc: Queens, 1920
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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Seminary Opens in Troy, N.Y., 1864
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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St. Anthony Mary Claret (1807-1870)
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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Jindřich Šimon Baar (1869-1925)
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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St. Richard Pampuri, O.H. (1897-1930)
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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Cardinal Paul Cullen (1803-1878)
Pat McNamara | October 24, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2009
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Giovanni Battista Crespi (1573-1632)
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2009
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Blessed Arnold Rèche, F.S.C. (1838-1890)
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2009
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Gjerj Fishta (1871-1940)
Pat McNamara | October 23, 2009
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Treasures from the Family Attic
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2009
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Bishop Morris of Little Rock
Pat McNamara | October 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 21, 2009
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Old (Anti-) Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | October 21, 2009
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Mother Marie Antoinette, C.I.J. (1862-1905)
Pat McNamara | October 21, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Name that Nun
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Old Catholic Stuff
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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St. Paul of the Cross (1694-1775)
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Vatican I Ends, 1870
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Wilfrid Meynell (1852-1948)
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Orestes Brownson Becomes Catholic, 1844
Pat McNamara | October 20, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | October 19, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 19, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | October 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 27, 2009
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Bob Hope (1903-2003)
Pat McNamara | July 27, 2009
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Pope Victor II (1055-1057)
Pat McNamara | July 27, 2009
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St. Francis Xavier Reaches Japan, 1549
Pat McNamara | July 27, 2009
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Henri Daniel-Rops (1901-1965)
Pat McNamara | July 27, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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De La Salle Christian Brothers Come to America
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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Saint Bartolomea Capitanio (1807-1833)
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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Pope Paul II (1464-1471)
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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Blessed George Preca (1880-1962)
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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Blessed Titus Brandsma (1881–1942)
Pat McNamara | July 26, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Dr. Euphemia Lofton-Haynes (1891-1980)
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Elisabeth Langgässer (1899-1950)
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Sister Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964)
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Brooklyn’s First Catholic Church
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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St. John’s Cornerstone Laid 1869
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Two Papal Encyclicals Issued Today
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Pope Innocent VIII (1484-1492)
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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Thomas à Kempis (1380-1471)
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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St. James the Greater
Pat McNamara | July 25, 2009
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St. Kinga of Poland (1224-1292)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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St. Christina the Astonishing (1150-1224)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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St. Sharbel Makhlouf (1828-1898)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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Cardinal Joseph Cardijn (1882-1967)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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General James A. Mulligan (1829-1864)
Pat McNamara | July 24, 2009
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Saint Birgitta of Sweden (1303-1373)
Pat McNamara | July 23, 2009
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Carmelite Community of the Word Founded 1971
Pat McNamara | July 23, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 23, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | July 23, 2009
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Marists Founded Today in 1816
Pat McNamara | July 23, 2009
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CUA Archives Uncover Vatican I Photo Album
Pat McNamara | July 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 22, 2009
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General Edward O.C. Ord (1818-1883)
Pat McNamara | July 22, 2009
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Mississippi's First Bishop
Pat McNamara | July 22, 2009
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Don Camillo Author Dies in 1968
Pat McNamara | July 22, 2009
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St. Lawrence Brindisi (1559-1619)
Pat McNamara | July 21, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 21, 2009
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First African-American Ordained in the U.S.
Pat McNamara | July 21, 2009
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Thomas E. Murray (1860-1929)
Pat McNamara | July 21, 2009
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Newman to be Beatified May 2010
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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The 1933 Concordat with Germany
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903)
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | July 20, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 19, 2009
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Boston's First Bishop
Pat McNamara | July 19, 2009
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New York Named an Archdiocese
Pat McNamara | July 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 18, 2009
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Papal Infallibity Proclaimed Today in 1870
Pat McNamara | July 18, 2009
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"The Rome of the West"
Pat McNamara | July 18, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 17, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | July 17, 2009
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Sixteen Carmelites Guilotined 1794
Pat McNamara | July 17, 2009
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McNamara'a Blog on Vacation Until July 17
Pat McNamara | July 05, 2009
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Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (1901-1925)
Pat McNamara | July 04, 2009
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Rene de Chateaubriand (1768-1848)
Pat McNamara | July 04, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | July 03, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 03, 2009
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Father Augustine Hewit, C.S.P. (1820-1897)
Pat McNamara | July 03, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2009
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Absolution at Gettysburg, 1863
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2009
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Carmelites Come to America, 1790
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2009
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First African-American Nuns, 1829
Pat McNamara | July 02, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | July 01, 2009
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Father John Corridan, the Waterfront Priest
Pat McNamara | July 01, 2009
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University of Dayton Founded 1850
Pat McNamara | July 01, 2009
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Blessed Antonio Rosmini (1797-1855)
Pat McNamara | July 01, 2009
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Thomas Francis Meagher and the Irish Brigade
Pat McNamara | July 01, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 30, 2009
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Venerable Pierre Toussaint (1766-1853)
Pat McNamara | June 30, 2009
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Admiral Benjamin F. Sands (1811-1883)
Pat McNamara | June 30, 2009
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General John Hassett Gleason (1838-1889)
Pat McNamara | June 30, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2009
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Father Francis X. Weninger, S.J., (1805-1888)
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2009
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Important Papal Documents Issued This Day
Pat McNamara | June 29, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2009
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New York City's First German Parish
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2009
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Alfred Noyes (1880-1958)
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2009
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Maironis (1862-1932)
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2009
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Charles J. Bonaparte (1851-1921)
Pat McNamara | June 28, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 27, 2009
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Bishop Edward O'Rourke (1876-1943)
Pat McNamara | June 27, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 26, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 26, 2009
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Father Duffy and the "Fighting Sixty-Ninth"
Pat McNamara | June 26, 2009
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St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook
Pat McNamara | June 26, 2009
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St. Josemaria Escriva (1902-1975)
Pat McNamara | June 26, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | June 25, 2009
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From Rome to Little Bighorn
Pat McNamara | June 25, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 25, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 24, 2009
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Terence V. Powderly (1849-1924)
Pat McNamara | June 24, 2009
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Happy Birthday, Fordham!
Pat McNamara | June 24, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2009
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St. Thomas Garnet (1575-1608)
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2009
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St. Joseph Cafasso (1811-1860)
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2009
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St. John Fisher (1459-1535)
Pat McNamara | June 23, 2009
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Baseball Photo of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 22, 2009
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Book of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 22, 2009
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The Blackrobes Arrive
Pat McNamara | June 22, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 21, 2009
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Holy Cross College Dedicated
Pat McNamara | June 21, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2009
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First Redemptorists Arrive in US
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2009
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28th International Eucharistic Congress, 1926
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2009
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Bishop Antoine Blanc (1792-1860)
Pat McNamara | June 20, 2009
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The Year of the Priest Begins
Pat McNamara | June 19, 2009
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Movie of the Week
Pat McNamara | June 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 19, 2009
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Cardinal Herbert Vaughan (1832-1903)
Pat McNamara | June 19, 2009
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Lord Acton (1834-1902)
Pat McNamara | June 19, 2009
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Quote of the Day
Pat McNamara | June 18, 2009
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Treasures from the Treasure Chest
Pat McNamara | June 18, 2009
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"The Apostle of Oregon"
Pat McNamara | June 18, 2009
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