Archive for the tag "Biskup"
We remember… A little bit of “recent history”… On this day, October 17, 1979, Archbishop George Biskup died in Indianapolis. He had resigned due to ill health, on March 20, 1979. He had been the Archbishop for about nine years, although he served as Co-Adjutor to Archbishop Paul Schulte for about three years. Archbishop Biskup […]
I’ve said this before… October is a “busy” month for Indiana Catholic history! It is already the middle of the month and here are some of the items from the calendar: On October 14, 1837, Bishop Bruté ordained two men. Benjamin Petit and John Plunkett. Both men would go on to do great things in […]
Today, October 28th is the feast of Sts. Simon and Jude. It was on this date the Simon Gabriel Brute was consecrated in St. Louis, as the First Bishop of Vincennes. The year was 1834. The “new” cathedral in Saint Louis had just been completed and it was Brute’s wish as well as the other […]
Keeping up with the busy October Indiana Catholic Calendar… On October 14, 1837, Bishop Bruté ordained two men. Benjamin Petit and John Plunkett. Both men would go on to do great things in service to the Church in Indiana. Both would die outside of the state and within three years of their ordination. John Plunkett, […]
Tuesday night, the well known blog Whispers In The Loggia announced that Pope Benedict has named Archbishop Joseph Tobin as the new Archbishop of Indianapolis: Following up the most conservative major appointment he’s made on these shores, the Pope is set to “tack left” with a splash for his next big Stateside pick, naming Archbishop […]