Count Clemens August von Galen was born March 16,1878 at Dinklage Castle in Dinklage, Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany to one of the oldest and most distinguished Catholic noble families of Westphalia. He was the eleventh of thirteen children, the … Continue reading Count Clemens August Cardinal von Galen, The Lion of Münster
Pope Pius XII was born Eugenio Pacelli on March 2,1876 in Rome, Italy to Filippo Pacelli and Virginia Graziosi. His family was devoutly Catholic and had ties to the Catholic Church. His grandfather, Marcantonio Pacelli, had been Under-Secretary in the Papal Ministry … Continue reading Pope Pius XII, The Hero and Rescuer of World War II
Father Thomas Byles was born on February 24,1870 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK to Reverend Alfred Holden Byles, a Congregationalist minister and Louisa Davids. His family was a devout Congregationalist family and young Thomas was religious his entire life. Between … Continue reading Father Thomas Byles, Hero of the RMS Titanic
Father Basil W. Maturin was born on February 15,1847 in Dublin, Ireland to William Maturin and Jane Cook, who were members of the Church of Ireland. He was also the grandson of Charles Maturin, a writer. As a young man, … Continue reading Father Basil Maturin, Hero and Martyr of the Lusitania sinking
Today, marks the 45th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the infamous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion which is equal to murder. The court ruled in a 7 to 2 decision that abortion was a woman’s … Continue reading Roe vs. Wade, the sinful decision, 45 years later.
J. R. R. Tolkien was born John Ronald Reuel Tolkien on January 3,1892 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now part of South Africa) to Arthur Reuel Tolkien and Mabel Suffield. He had a brother Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1894-1976). In … Continue reading J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
Dr. Carl Austin Weiss was born on December 18,1905 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dr. Carl Adam Weiss and Viola Maine. He had a sister Olga (1907-1997) and a brother Tom (1916-2004). He was an American physician. His family was … Continue reading Dr. Carl Austin Weiss was innocent