Commodore John Barry was an Irish immigrant who became known as the Father of the US Navy, its first commissioned officer, and first flag officer.
Episodes about "pennsylvania"
Every year, thousands of Eastern Rite Byzantine Catholics gather in uniontown in western Pennsylvania on pilgrimage to Mount Saint Macrina.
Demetrius Augustin “Prince Gallitzin” was a Russian prince who immigrated, was ordained, and established the Church in the middle of Pennsylvania.
Fr. Patrick Peyton coined the phrase “the family that prays together stays together.” His “family theatre” program inspired thousands, and he helped the CIA.
Ben Franklin helped the Church choose Jesuit Father John Carroll to be the first bishop of Baltimore after their friendship began before the Revolution.