Donald R. McClarey

Martin Treptow’s Pledge

Martin August Treptow was a barber from Cherokee, Iowa.  Enlisting in the National Guard, during World War I his unit was called up and Treptow found himself in the 168th Infantry, part of the 42nd Division, called the Rainbow Division

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint John del Prado

HE was a native of the kingdom of Leon, in Spain, and embraced in his own country the austere Order of the Bare-footed Observantin Franciscans. Being sent by the authority of the Congregation de Propagandâ Fide to preach the faith

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Open Thread

We haven’t had a PopeWatch open thread in a while.  The usual open thread rules apply:  be concise, be charitable and, above all, be amusing!  With that, PopeWatch will be on Memorial Day hiatus until 28, 2019.

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