I Dominicans at Home in a Young Nation 1786 - 1865
Sr. Mary Nona McGreal, OP
brought the Dominicans to the Americas?
What led members of the Order to establish
a mission in the United States at the time the nation was founded? Read
a facinating account of the early Dominicans.
Preacher, Pastor, Teacher: Samuel Mazzuchelli, American Dominican
Mary Nona McGreal, OP
Dominican Sister Mary Nona McGreal, OP, released her book Journeyman,
Preacher, Pastor, Teacher: Samuel Mazzuchelli, American Dominican. Almost
200 years after his birth, the biography of pioneer priest Father
Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, offers a glimpse into the life of an extraordinary
man who devoted his life to serving God's people.
The book follows Fr. Mazzuchelli's journey from Italy to the American
frontier during the 19th century. It also provides descriptions
of the geographical, political, socioeconomic, and religious realities
that shaped the life of Fr. Mazzuchelli and the nation. His fidelity
to his Dominican vocation as preacher and teacher never wavered
despite times of great adversity.
A new printing of Father Mazzuchelli's Memoirs is available from
the Sinsinawa Mound Bookshop. You can purchase either book by clicking