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.
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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.
Claude McKay, poet and author and a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, believed that socialism was the answer before he became Catholic.
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.
Abortionist Bernard Nathanson co-founded NARAL and helped make abortion legal in the US. He later abandoned abortion and then became Catholic.
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.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini overcame odds her entire life to make a huge difference for Italian immigrants in America, through trust in God’s providence, and her own tenacity
Orestes Brownson was a major intellectual and a Catholic convert. He was raised Christian, but it took 41 years before he found his way to the Catholic faith.
Shrines of St. Anne usually sprung up among French settlers, and are among the oldest Catholic establishments in the U.S., with dramatic stories.