Episodes about "19th century"

Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday, friend of Wyatt Earp, went to the wild west due to tuberculosis. Years after the shootout at the OK Corral, he became Catholic before his death.

St. Mary of Sorrows and Clara Barton

St. Mary of Sorrows and Clara Barton

During the Second Battle of Bull Run during the Civil War, Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross, nursed wounded soldiers on the grounds of St. Mary of Sorrows

Venerable Nelson Baker

Venerable Nelson Baker

Venerable Nelson Baker trusted everything to Our Lady of Victory, and through her intercession built institutions and a Basilica in Lackawanna, near Buffalo, New York.

Mark Twain and Joan of Arc

Mark Twain and Joan of Arc

Mark Twain considered Joan of Arc his best, and his favorite work. Twain was anti-Catholic, but found in Joan what he regarded as the greatest person ever to live.

Andre Cailloux

Andre Cailloux

Andre Cailloux, a black Catholic in antebellum New Orleans, became one of the first black officers in the Union Army, and died heroically during the attack on Port Hudson.

Bishop Jean Louis Cheverus

Bishop Jean Louis Cheverus

Jean Louis Cheverus was the first bishop of Boston, 1808-23. He was a remarkable man of humility, learning, and service. Bishop Cheverus died in 1836.

Conversion of Daniel Barber and Family

Conversion of Daniel Barber and Family

Rev. Daniel Barber was a fine upstanding protestant minister — Congregationalist then Episcopalian — before questions of Apostolic Succession rocked his world.