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
Episodes about "19th century"
Joseph Warren Revere
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
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
Mother Mary Lange, OSP founded the first religious community for black Catholic Americans, the Oblate Sisters of Providence, in Baltimore.
Father Henry Duranquet, SJ: Apostle to the Tombs
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.
Buffalo Bill Cody
Buffalo Bill Cody, one of the most famous people on earth in his day, traveled the world with his Wild West show and was baptized the day before he died.
Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget
Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget was the first bishop of Bardstown and Louisville, Kentucky. He was a very humble man and hardworking bishop.
Bloody Monday in Louisville
August 6, 1855 is known as Bloody Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. The Know Nothings used violence to try to keep Catholics from voting, and the violence turned into riots.
Edgar Allan Poe and the Blessed Mother
Edgar Allan Poe is known for horror and suspense, but he showed an understanding of Catholicism in some works, and wrote a lovely poem to the Blessed Mother