President Biden is a Catholic. I am going to bless all his endeavors with my family history.
Above is a photo of the Wieneke farm in Iowa. Here Sisters of the Order of Saint Francis were grounded in America after they were forced to flee Germany due to Bismark’s Kulturkampf. This is a story of how a religious order was helped by an American family who had immigrated from Germany fifty years before. The Wieneke family was given credit for preparing the way for Saint Francis, and, Jesus Christ. They were seen as Saints.
Last night I read this book again, online. I was hoping John Stark would have posted the rest of the book on ancestry.com. He has not. I tried to get him to give this book to the Sister’ of Briarcliff. John said the book contained accounts that ranged “from the reidulous to the sublime”. You are going to have to cut and past this to url.
Phillipine was a muse to an…
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