Episodes about "20th century"

Noel Dube, Hero of D-Day

Noel Dube, Hero of D-Day

Noel Dube, Noëlle’s grandfather, was a man of deep faith who made significant contributions on D-Day during World War II.

Fr. Emil Kapaun

Fr. Emil Kapaun

Fr. Emil Kapaun was an Army chaplain who died in a prisoner of war camp during the Korean War. He is now a Servant of God.

St. Rose Priory and the Coming of the Dominicans

St. Rose Priory and the Coming of the Dominicans

St. Rose Priory in Kentucky is the original home of the Dominicans in America. Dominic Edward Fenwick brought the Order of Preachers to the US and established them on the Kentucky frontier.

Fred Allen

Fred Allen

Fred Allen was a hugely influential and beloved comic whose characters, tropes, and sketches have been imitated since his death. He also was a devout Catholic.

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Margaret Brown helped the poor, helped to build the Cathedral in Denver, established a juvenile justice system, mediated labor strife, and survived the Titanic.

Mary Edmonia Lewis

Mary Edmonia Lewis

Mary Edmonia Lewis was a black Catholic woman and a great sculptor who gained respect and admiration around the world, but who had to leave the U.S. to gain it.

Servant of God Cora Evans

Servant of God Cora Evans

Cora Evans was a Mormon homemaker in the early to mid-20th century who lost her faith soon after her wedding. But Tom and Noëlle Crowe reveal how she reported mystical experiences ever since childhood that led her to Catholicism and eventually to a cause for canonization.

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams was one of the great jazz musicians of the 20th century. As Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, when she’d had enough of the dissolute life that came with fame, Mary Lou eventually turned her heart to Christ, became Catholic, and put her musical talent in His hands.