Catholics in America are responsible for some uniquely American foods: Monterey Jack cheese, Cajun food, Creole food, the Filet-o-Fish, the Pepperoni Roll, and Muskrat Fridays
Episodes about "19th century"
The Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, just outside Youngstown, Ohio, is a pilgrimage site for Maronites across the country.
Old St. Mary Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas was originally built on a barge in 1786, and is the birthplace of Catholicism in Arkansas.
Mother Catherine Spalding, founder of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, in Kentucky, spent 45 years building schools, orphanages, and infirmaries through her order.
Three Sisters of St. Joseph were arrested in St. Augustine, Florida in 1913 for refusing to comply with segregation. Bishop Michael Curley supported the sisters
Joseph Warren Revere, grandson of Paul Revere, led a life of military service, discipline, and duty. He became Catholic while serving as a general in the Civil War.
Samuel Sutherland Cooper, a convert, is an important priest of early American catholicism whom you’ve never heard of. Eucharistic miracle, zeal, saving souls
Mother Mary Lange, OSP founded the first religious community for black Catholic Americans, the Oblate Sisters of Providence, in Baltimore.
Father Henry Duranquet, SJ, became known as “The Apostle to the Tombs” for his 25-plus years working to save souls in the prisons of New York City.