Tag: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving For Religious Freedom In Maryland Vs British Puritan’s Colonization In Massachusetts.

Father Andrew White  (1579-1656), on March 25, 1634, celebrated the first Catholic mass in Maryland to thank God for their safe landing in fleeing from persecution by The British Puritans. They made a treaty with the Yaocomico Indians for land at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. There they stayed, and built the new town called St. Mary’s City. “This colony of British Catholics, was…

Thanksgiving: To Acknowledge The Providence Of Almighty God

Father Andrew White  (1579-1656), on March 25, 1634, celebrated the first Catholic mass in Maryland to thank God for their safe landing in fleeing from persecution by The British Puritans. They made a treaty with the Yaocomico Indians for land at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. There they stayed, and built the new town called St. Mary’s City. “This colony of British Catholics, was…

President Lincoln: Observe The Last Thursday Of November As A Day Of Thanksgiving And Praise To Our Beneficent Father Who Dwelleth In The Heavens.

The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail…