Archive for July 2nd, 2018

Life of Bishop Martin Stephan, Part 2

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Martin Stephan lived during complex political, religious, and confessional times–particularly in Moravia, Bohemia, Saxony–and thereafter, America. The choices Martin made prior to his departure for America will help enlighten us about his character.

Life of Bishop Martin Stephan, Part 1

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Brief survey of Martin Stephan’s Life.

Martin Stephan and Fourth Generation Stephans

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

In the mid 2000’s we fourth generation Stephans raised the bar to a new level. Both Phillip Stephan and I became intensely absorbed by our Great-great Grandfather, albeit independently. When we compared notes, the reasons for our mutual passion were almost identical: we were tired of hearing the same old negative stories and poisonous “facts” […]