Fr. Rory T. Conley

About Fr. Rory T. Conley

Father Conley is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. He is pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Bryantown, Maryland. He earned his doctorate in Church History from the Catholic University of America. His previous publications include Arthur Preuss: Journalist and Voice of German and Conservative Catholics in America, 1871-1934; The Truth in Charity: A History of the Archdiocese of Washington; Witnesses to Jesus Christ: A History of the Catholic Church in the First Millennium; and Hope Always Awake: Prayers and Meditations of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Catherine O’Donnell’s Elizabeth Seton: American Saint

A Review Essay

O’Donnell, Catherine. Elizabeth Seton: American Saint. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2018. 508 pages. As the only scholarly biography of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to be published since her canonization in 1975, Christine O’Donnell’s w … [Read more...]