Many of the earliest setters of Dallas were Irish Catholic immigrants or of Irish descent, such as John Neely Bryan who founded Dallas. To honor St. 321 more words
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Like the eminent Father Thomas Merton, I run away without knowing it and then must find my way back.
Mary shows me over and over that the Trinity, and she, is real—but off I go—like a small child trying to strike out on her own—no maturity, no funds, and only a miniscule idea of what the world really is or what is God’s will. 43 more words
#OTD in 1688 – Goodwife ‘Goody’ Ann Glover is hanged in Boston, Massachusetts, accused of witchcraft.
The last woman to be hanged in Boston as a witch was Goodwife ‘Goody’ Ann Glover, an Irish laundress. This North End resident was wildly accused in 1688 of practicing witchcraft by the infamous Reverend Coton Mather, pastor of the old North Church. 413 more words
The Celts are often credited with more second sight than the average. To the extent that’s true, it’s unsurprising that those who can really claim gifts of a psychic nature will be real standouts and rather spectacular like Co Clare’s Biddy Early historically who fascinated many from Lady Gregory to Mary Daly. 2,586 more words