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This Monday, February 22, is the 115th anniversary of the death of Msgr. August Bessonies… There were many heroes of the “early” days of the Catholic Church in Indiana. Men and women who came here to proclaim the Gosepl and put up with terrible conditions. Many of those heroes died young. Saint Mother Theodore, Anthony […]
On February 22, 1901, August Bessonies, one of the early recruits from France, passed away at age 86. Here is an article that appeared in the New York Times on that day: Mgr. August Bessonies INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 22. The Right Rev. Mgr. August Bessonies died to-day at the residence of Bishop Chatard of the Catholic […]
On this day, February 23, 1901, Msgr. August Bessonies died… Here is an article that appeared in the New York Times on that day: Mgr. August Bessonies INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 22.?The Right Rev. Mgr. August Bessonies died to-day at the residence of Bishop Chatard of the Catholic diocese of Indiana, where he had made his home […]
Happy “All Hallows Eve”… Tomorrow (November 1st) is the Feast of “ALL Saints”. It is a day that reminds us of the “community” of which we are a part of. Within my narrow focus on that community, namely the Church in Indiana, the label of Saint points to a number of people in our collective […]
On Wednesday, March 2, the new Auxiliary Bishop of Indianapolis, Christopher Coyne said in this remarks: Today in this sacred space I have committed myself to join with Archbishop Daniel in his work as principle shepherd of this archdiocese. This is a place with a lot of history. St. John’s is the oldest Catholic parish […]