Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Index

Abell, Rev. Robert, 47, 48

Ackley, Minnie, 4

Agnes, Sister (Irish Aunt), 59

Agnew, Patrick, 56

Alois, Schaefer, 66

Amette, Leon Adolphe, 55

Anti-Masonic Party, 6

Bachmann, Engelbert, 92

Badin, Father, 21

Barnburners, 6

Baroux, Rev. Louis, 10, 4647

Barron, Captain, 73

Bax, Fr., 71

Belgium
     Aerschot, 64
     Brussels, 63
     Cologne, 64
     Diest, 63

     Louvian, 5163

Bender, Rev. F., 77, 91

Bent, James J., 4647

Berchmans, St. John, 64

Bertrand, 21

Blanvac, Abbe, 56

Boenger, Bishop, 55

Bonzana, Msgr., 94

Brady, Fr., 81

Brendel, Bishop, 88

Bridget, Sister, 53

Bromley, Dan, 4

Browne, John, 53, 57, 60, 61, 62

Bruches, Paul, 55

Bull Run (battle), 18

Bunbury, Dennis, 14

Burghardt, St., 67

Butler’s Catechism, 15

Camp, Fr., 81

Cappon, Father, 
     Early years as Howlett’s area priest in
Michigan, 19, 2022, 46

     Fr. Howlett revisits Fr. Cappon, 79

Carmichael, Mr. Daniel, 83

Carroll, Father, 3

Carry, Mr., 96

Cataldo, Father, 88

Cather, Willa, 92

Chambige, Father, 41, 42, 43, 44

Chivington, Colonel, 18

Clay, Henry, 3

Cleaveland, 1

Clifford, Mrs., 73

Cointet, Rev. Francis, 9, 10, 17

Colorado
     Brighton, 84

     Capitol Hill, 35

     Central City, 38, 82

     Church of the Scared Heart, 76

     Clear Creek, 39

     Colorado City, 91

     Fort Morgan, 34, 35, 83, 84

     Denver, 36, 72, 90

     Dome Rock, 76

     Georgetown, 74

     Hartum, 85

     Idaho Springs, 74

     Julesburg, 3483

     St. Ignatius Parish, 84

     St. Thomas, 92

     Sterling, 35, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87

     Silver Plume, 74

Conroy, Bishop, 77

Conway, Father, 83

Cook, Mr. George, 96

Cooney, Father P. P., 45

Corrigan, George, 56

Coulter, Hon. John F. Coulter, 13

Coulter, Sarah, 13

Cozzens, Mr. & Mrs., 78

Crane, Eugene, 92

Cronin, Father, 97

Cullen, Father (future Cardinal), 45, 60

Cullinana, Father, 94

Cummings, Father, 89

Cummins, Father, 79

Dafrosa, Mother General, 72

Davitt, Michael, 60, 81

DeChambord, Count, 55

DeCourmont, Abbes Negro, 55

DeFoville, Fr.,  63

Democratic Party, 6, 17

DeNeve, Rev. John

     Background as a Belgian, 11
     Religious education, Howlett’s first communion, 14-15
     Treatment for “mental trouble,” 63

Deppen, Louis G. (later Fr.), 65, 66, 67, 68, 71, 94 

DeSales, St Francis, 20

DeSmet, Fr., 88

Devarauz, Judge, 72

Devoy, John, 81

Dickens, Charles, 57

District of Columbia

         The Catholic University of America, 94

         Congressional Library, 94

         Smithsonian Institute, 94

         The United States Capitol, 94

         The White House, 94

Dloaney, Emory, 14

Dloney, Herbert, 14

Donnelly, Father, 93, 95

Doyle, John (maternal uncle), 4

Doyle, Mr. John, 4647

Doyle, William (maternal uncle), 5

Drury, Edwin, 43, 92, 94, 96

Dwan, John, 15

Eddy, Sal, 4

Eis, Rev., 88

Equal Right Rights Party, 6

Eustace, Fr., 71

Farina, Johanna Maria, 65

Faure, Rev. John, 40, 41

Fidelia, St., 70

Fitch, General, 19

Flaget, Bishop, 46, 47, 48, 92

Flood, Father, 89

Flynn, Father, 11

Fontanel, Father, 70

Ford, Mrs., 5, 6

Fort Sumter (battle), 18

France
     Brest, 52
     Havre, 52

     Issy-sur-Seine, 52
     Paris, 51
     Norte-Dame-des-Victories, 63
     Versailles, 53

Franciscans, 49, 77

Free Soilens, 6

Gaffney, Patrick, 56

Germany
     Augsburg, 70
     Castle of Rheinstein, 68
     Munich, 70

     Speyer, 68
     Wiesbaden, 68
     Worms, 68
     University of Wuetzburg, 63, 66

Gibbons, Cardinal James, 94

Gibbs, Mr., 8

Gillen, Paul, 5

Gramich, Herr, 66

Greeley, Horace, 4

Guibert, Cardinal, 54, 62

Gutro, Mayor, 89

Hamilton, Mr., 74

Hanna, Most Rev. Edward J., 6

Hender, Rev. Frederick, 87

Hennset, Fr., 20

Hergenroether, Dr., 66, 67

Herod, 67

Hettinger, Rev. Dr, Franz, 63, 6566, 67

Hickey, Rev. (Fr.), 84

Hilpisch, Fr., 68

Hogan, Abbe, 55

Hogarty, William, 92

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 25

Howlett, Ann (Sister), 5

Howlett, Bridget (Sister), 5

Howlett, Catherine (Sister), 5, 14

Howlett, Ellen (Sister), 5

Howlett, James (Brother), 5, 38, 82

Howlett, James (Uncle), 58

Howlett, Joanna (Sister), 5, 14

Howlett, John (Brother), 5, 17

Howlett, Margaret, 4, 5 

Howlett, Martin (Brother), 5, 16, 38

Howlett, Mary (paternal aunt), 5 

Howlett, Thomas (Brother), 538

Huff, Charley, 9

Illinois
     
Burlington, 30
     Chicago, 4

     Galesburg, 30 
     Joliet, 30 
     LaSalle, 30 
     Mississippi River, 30 
     Ottawa, 30 ​​​​​​

Indian Reservation
     Mocko, 88 

Indiana
     Michigan City, 20
     
Notre Dame, 9, 45
     
Valparaiso, 30 

Iowa
     
Farmington, 30 
     
Iowa River, 30 
     
New Melleray, 31

Ireland
     Cork, 59
     Dublin, 58
     Glaenevin Cemetery, 58

     Kildare County, 4 
     Kingstown, 
58
     Wexford County, 4

Irish immigrant families, 6

Italy
     Rome, 51

Jacksonian Democracy, 17

Jenkins, Rev. J., 79

Jesuits, 43, 70, 72, 77, 87

Job (biblical), 7, 57

John the Baptist, St., 83

Johnson, Rev., 75

Jones, Eliza, 25

Joseph, Father, 20

Joseph, Sister Mary, 50

Kahn, Mr. Jerry, 68

Kansas
     Hays City, 41

Kass, Fr., 67

Kelly, Mr. John, 48

Kentucky
     Bardstown, 40, 43, 47, 71
     Franklin, 71
     Lebanon, 71
     Louisville, 43
     Nazareth, 71
     New Haven, 71
     St. Thomas’ Seminary, 40

Killian, St., 67

King Henry V of France, 55

Kkluxes/KKK, 43

Knapp, 2

Know-Nothings (anti-Catholic political party), 13, 55

Koch, Father, 87

Lambert, John J., 97

Lebel, Father, 20, 45, 46, 47

Leboulays, Mr., 53

Lefebvre, Bishop, 15

Listen, Mr. & Mrs. Richard, 73, 74

Locofocos, 6

Lords, Jarvis, 4

Luther, 68

MacCluskey, Canon, 56

Machebeuf, Marius, 70

MacMorrough, Dermod, 58

Maes, Bishop, 96

Maguire, Father, 72, 75, 76

Manix, Thomas, 14

Manning, Cardinal, 59

Mannix, Pat, 22

Marcy, William L., 7 

Maryland
     Annapolis, 94
     Baltimore, 94
     Fort McHenry, 94
     United States Naval Academy, 94

Massillion, Jean-Baptiste, 93

Matz, Fr. (Bishop)
     Fr. Matz, 72, 75, 76, 79, 83
     Bishop Matz becomes mentor and employer to Howlett, 86, 87, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95,         96
     Bishop Matz death, 97

Mavitt, Ann, 1

Machebeug, Marius, 70

McDonnell, Fr. James, 96

McGrath, Fr. Thomas, 73, 74, 76

McHale, Archbishop, 60

McKenna, Fr., 48

McMahon, Marshal, 55

McNamara, Father, 56

Melody, Michael, 92

Michigan
     
Cassapolis, 8
     Detroit, 8

     Dowagiac, 8 ​​
     Kalamazoo, 20, 45
     
Niles, 11
     
Vandalia, 30

 Missouri
     Kansas City, 42
     St. Louis, 71, 72, 79
     Woberly, 42

Moselein, Dr. Mark, 81

Monica, Sister (Irish Aunt), 59

Montana
     Stevensville, 88   

Moron, Rev., 85

Morris, Paddy, 56

Mortara, Father, 55

Mortars, Rev., 55

Murray, Msgr., 92

Nebraska
     
Fort Kearney, 31
     Kansas City, 31

     Leavenworth, 31
     Lincoln, 31
     Nebraska City, 31​​​​​​​
     Omaha, 31​​​​​​​
     Platte River, 34, 35
     St. Joseph, 31​​​​​​​

Neff, Alonzo, 9

Nelligan, Mr. Michael, 83

Newman, Rev. Philip, 59

New York
     
Buffalo, 5
     
Cartersville, 2
     
Monroe County, 1
     Rochester, 2

Nicholas, Throwbridge, 2

Nis, Father, 91

Norris, Mr, 25

Nourion, Alcide, 51

Nourion, Fr. H., 51​​​​​​​

O’Callaghan, Msgr. Denis, 90

O’Connell, Daniel, 60

O’Connor, Bishop, 77

O’Connor, Father, 6089

O’Donaghue, Bishop, 4797

O’Donnell, Sr. Aquinata, 94 

Ohio
     Cincinnati, 50, 51

O’Keeffe, Mr., 42

O’Mahoney, Fr. John, 59

O’Neil, Fr., 43

O’Reilly, Rev. Bernard, 2

O’Reilly, Rev. P., 79

O’Reilly, Rev. William, 2, 3

O’Sullivan, Daniel, 49, 50

Odelin, Abbe, 56

Old Hunders, 7

Order of the Priests of the Holy Cross, 5, 9, 10, 11​​​​​​​, 12

Parker, Theodore, 1

Passionist Monastery, 81, 95

Perche, Archbishop, 55

Perryville (battle), 19

Philomene, St. Mary, 70

Pinotti, Rev., 77

Pius XI, 67

Pleises, Joe, 79

Pottawottamie Indians, 8

Praxedes, Mother General, 94, 96

Presentation Order, 5​​​​​​​

Priest of the Holy Cross at Notre Dame, 11

Purcell, Archbishop, 45

Raverdy, Rev. John B., 37, 38, 40, 51, 76

Reed, Rev. Myron, 85

Reitmeyer, Fr. Vincent, 69, 70, 72, 76

Rice, Dan, 7, 25

Rieley, Fr., 90

Riley, J. Whitcomb, 25

Riordan, Fr., 45

Roller, Betsy Ann, 1

Ronan, Michael, 43, 90, 91

Rorgess, Bishop, 46, 47

Rosswinkel, Father, 82

Roy, Father, 45

Ruan, Rev. (Msgr.), 86, 96

Russell, Rev. David, 44

Russell, Msgr., 94

Ryan, Maggie, 14

Ryan, Rev. Jas P., 71, 87

Sand Creek (battle), 18

Shiloh (battle), 18

Scanlon, Bishop, 90

Scannell, Father, 71, 97

Schilling, Father, 11

Schormoyer, Mr., 41

Semple, Henry Churchill, 49

Seward, William H., 7

Shaw, James, 13, 14

Shaw, Mary, 14 

Shaw, Sarah, 14 

Shea, Father, 79

Sisters of Charity, 41, 47, 49, 50, 72

Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross
     history and descriptions of mission, 38,
47, 72, 95, 96
     Howlett’s sister becoming a Sister, 10, 53, 71
     opening schools and hospitals, 40,
41, 73
     Howlett’s experiences leading the Sisters’ community, 43, 66, 94, 97

Smith, Father Thomas A., 38

Snow, Rev., 75

Sorin, Fr. Edward, 9

Spalding, Rev. Sam, 63, 71

Spalding, Fr. Ben, 63

Stanford, Mrs., 89

Stanley, Mr., 96

Steiner, Father, 20

Sterling, 86

Stunteback, Father, 43

Sulpician Fathers, 52, 54

Sweeney, Peter B., 70, 71

Tennessee
     Nashville, 
71

Theodora, Sr. (sister), 71

Tilden, Samuel J., 71​​​​​​​

Tinen, Bishop, 97

Tolton, Fr. Augustine [Augustus], 86

Touring Speakers, 13

Uncle Tom (Uncle Tom’s Cabin), 43, 66

United Kingdom
     London, England, 57
     Holyhead, Wales, 58

Urula, St., 65

Ursula, Sister, 59

VanQuechelberg, Father Charles, 20

Victoria, Queen, 57

vonStein, Rev. Dr., 67

Wagner, Fr. John, 77

Walsh, Rev. Michael, 42

Walsh, Mr. Patrick, 96

Walsh, Mrs. P.T., 96

Walsh, Walter, 96​​​​​​​

Whig Party, 6, 7

Williams, Ann (paternal grandmother), 5

Williams, Harry (paternal great-uncle), 5​​​​​​​

Wilson, Woodrow, 94

Wolcott, Mr., 5​​​​​​​

Woods, Tom, 19

Work, Dr. Nubert, 85

Wyler, Fr. Walter, 59

Young, Brigham, 90​​​​​​​

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