Episodes about "new york city"

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.

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

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

Shrines of St. Anne

Shrines of St. Anne

Shrines of St. Anne usually sprung up among French settlers, and are among the oldest Catholic establishments in the U.S., with dramatic stories.

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.

Father Ferdinand Farmer

Father Ferdinand Farmer

When Jesuit Father Ferdinand Farmer came to the US colonies before the Revolution, they were bitterly divided by religious intolerance. Tom and Noƫlle tell us how his selfless, tireless efforts did much to break down the walls and help the Catholic faith to gain respect.

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.