The Catholic Encyclopedia and its makers/Christitch, Elisabeth O'Brien

Christitch, Elisabeth O'Brien (Madame L. N. Christitch), writer, b. at Lough Ghur, Co. Limerick, Ireland, 1861. Education: St. Bridget's Convent, Mountrath; Ursuline Convent, Gravelines, France. Married L. N. Christitch, Servian cavalry officer, aide-de-camp to the late King Alexander and son of the Servian Premier, 1883; correspondent at Belgrade, Servia, of two London dailies and of American Catholic Reviews during Balkan War, 1912-1913; resident at Belgrade. Has made a study of the customs and folklore of the peoples of Central and Southern Europe, aided by extensive travels; devoted four years of residence in St. Petersburg to a study of Russian life and culture; has taken an active part in propagating Catholic Women's Suffrage Society, London. Member of the London Lyceum Club. Author of pamphlet on woman suffrage; has contributed political articles to: "The Tribune", "The Standard", "Daily Mail", "Daily Express", "Pall Mall Gazette", and "Evening Standard", all of London; contributor of miscellaneous articles to: "Ave Maria", "Cathohc World", "Donahoe's Magazine", "Messenger", "America", "Pall Mall Magazine", "Boudoir", "Throne", "Bystander", "Irish Monthly", and various other priodicals (Pen name: Ben Hurst).