Episodes about "new york"

Edgar Allan Poe and the Blessed Mother

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

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.

Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal

Hollywood star Patricia Neal had a famous affair with Gary Cooper before marrying Roald Dahl. She endured tragedy before finding peace at Regina Laudis Abbey.

Roger Maris

Roger Maris

Roger Maris was New York Yankee who broke Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record. He was a quiet, hard-working Catholic who cared for teammates and family.

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.

Claude McKay

Claude McKay

Claude McKay, poet and author and a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, believed that socialism was the answer before he became Catholic.

St. John Neumann

St. John Neumann

Born in Prachatice, Bohemia, St. John Neumann was the fourth bishop of Philadelphia and a Redemptorist. He was known for humility, and deep concern for souls.

Father Francis Duffy

Father Francis Duffy

Father Francis Duffy was a seminary professor, chaplain to the Fighting 69th during World War I, and was a parish priest in New York City. He is memorialized in Times Square.