Father Alojs Andritzki was born on July 2,1914 in Radibor, Saxony, Germany to a devout Catholic family of German Sorbs. His father, Johann Andritzki was a school teacher and his mother was Magdalena Ziesch. His father was a devout Catholic … Continue reading Father Alojs Andritzki: Martyr for the Faith
The Night of the Long Knives that occurred from from June 30,1934 to July 2,1934, is one of the most famous purges in the History of Nazi Germany. It was the systematic killings of SA men, political opponents, and people from Adolf … Continue reading The Night of the Long Knives, Hitler’s Political Purge. 84 years later
Pope St. Pius X was born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto on June 2,1835 in Riese, Treviso, Lombardy-Venetia in what was then Austria but is now in present day Italy. He was the second of ten children to Giovanni Battista Sarto and Margarita Sanson. He was … Continue reading Pope St. Pius X: An Orthodox Pope Against Modernism
Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac was born on May 8,1898 in Brezarić, Croatia-Slavonia, Austria-Hungary to a wealthy Croatian family. He was the 5th of 9 children. His mother was a devout Catholic and prayed constantly that young Alojzije would enter the priesthood. … Continue reading Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac: Croatian Catholic prelate and patriot
Fulton J. Sheen was born Peter John Sheen on May 8,1895 in El Paso, Illinois. He was the oldest of four sons. The son of Newton and Delia Sheen. His first role in the Catholic Church was when he served … Continue reading Fulton Sheen: Life is Worth Living
It’s been 103 years since the torpedoing and sinking of the RMS Lusitania, the pride of the Cunard Line. It was major story back in 1915. The ship was torpedoed and sunk by a German u-boat off the Old Head of … Continue reading The Torpedoing and Sinking of the RMS Lusitania. 103 years later.
Wilm Hosenfeld was born Wilhelm Adalbert Hosenfeld on May 2,1895 in Mackenzell, Hesse, Germany to a devout Catholic family. His father was a devoutly religious Catholic schoolmaster. His family life had a staunch Catholic character and Christian charitable work was … Continue reading Wilm Hosenfeld: A Good German