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
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Andy Warhol is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He lived a hedonist lifestyle, but was raised Byzantine Catholic and had a Catholic funeral.
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.
Joseph Barbera, co-founder of Hanna-Barbera, got his start at his Catholic grade school. He drew Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, Scooby Do, and others.
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.
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
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