richardpiusmiles

Biography of Bishop Miles

In Uncategorized on June 28, 2010 at 9:45 pm

Richard Miles is one of the unsung heroes of American Catholicism, and especially of its move beyond the Appalachians.

Birth and childhood

He was born on May 17th, 1791, the youngest of seven children born to a builder in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The Miles family joined, five years later, a sizeable emigration of Maryland Catholics to Kentucky, and established themselves… [More]

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