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.
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Samuel Sutherland Cooper, a convert, is an important priest of early American catholicism whom you’ve never heard of. Eucharistic miracle, zeal, saving souls
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.
Shrines of St. Anne usually sprung up among French settlers, and are among the oldest Catholic establishments in the U.S., with dramatic stories.
Catholics, including the Daughters of Charity and St. Francis Xavier church were heavily involved in the Civil War battle of Gettysburg.
When Jesuit Father Ferdinand Farmer came to the US colonies before the Revolution, they were bitterly divided by religious intolerance. Tom and Noëlle tell us how his selfless, tireless efforts did much to break down the walls and help the Catholic faith to gain respect.
Mary Lou Williams was one of the great jazz musicians of the 20th century. As Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, when she’d had enough of the dissolute life that came with fame, Mary Lou eventually turned her heart to Christ, became Catholic, and put her musical talent in His hands.
The Philadelphia Nativist Riots of 1844 were sparked by tensions between Catholics and Protestants over religious indoctrination in public schools.
Roberto Clemente was one of the greatest baseball players, but his off-the-field charitable work inspired by his Catholic faith that remains his greater legacy.