Remembered Today

When John Mason Neale founded the Sisterhood of St. Margaret to care for the sick, he was met with opposition from church members.  They attempted to thwart his efforts to alleviate the misery of the poor, many of whom died unattended.  He was accused of returning to Roman Catholicism because of the nuns. They threatened …

Rhodes

“Who’s that, Daddy?” Eric asked his father. “That’s Cecil John Rhodes.” “Who’s he?” Emily asked. “He was an Englishman who believed in British colonialism.  He was the founder of the southern African territory of Rhodesia which was named after him in 1895. South Africa's Rhodes University is also named after him.  “What does your hinterland is there mean?” …

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