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From John the Blind to Grand Duke Adolph

A historical review of Jean (John) the Blind life and times, his peripatetic posthumous errant travels to his final resting place in Luxembourg, followed by some typical old Lëtzebuergesch sayings about their coins.

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JOHN LUDWIG (1839-1906)

A Minnesota Pioneer from Luxembourg

Tracking Luxembourgers in the United States of America: John Ludwig (1839-1906)

NICHOLAS KESSLER (1833-1902)

A Montana Pioneer from Luxembourg

Tracking Luxembourgers in the United States of America: Nick Kessler (1833-1902)

MARIA CATHERINE MOES (1828-1899)

St. Marys Rochester, Minnesota Hospital Founder

How Maria Catherine Moes became Mother Alfred and hired Dr. William Worrall Mayo to establish St. Marys Hospital of Rochester, Minnesota.

LUXEMBOURG’S RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS – PART 3

Allerhelljen & Allerséilen (All Saints & All Souls Day)

Allerhelljen (All Saints Day) and Allerséilen (All Souls Day) are primary observances of the Catholic Church. They are celebrated on November 1 and November 2 respectively.

LUXEMBOURG’S RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS – PART 2

Octave Celebration

The Octave is Luxembourg’s main annual religious event. It begins on the third Sunday after Easter and concludes with the Octave procession on the fifth Sunday after Easter.