When the Baltimore Basilica was built it was America’s first cathedral, and the result of hard work and grand planning by Archbishop John Carroll.
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Elizabeth Ann Seton was a wealthy socialite and then a convert. She founded parochial education and the daughters of charity, and is the first American-born saint.
Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player of all time, but he was no saint in his personal life. Yethis Catholic faith remained an important part of his life.
Ben Franklin helped the Church choose Jesuit Father John Carroll to be the first bishop of Baltimore after their friendship began before the Revolution.
Margaret Haughery, the “Bread Woman of New Orleans,” was an immigrant from Ireland who lost her family twice before starting successful businesses and doing extraordinary philanthropy.