Sister Maria de Jesus de Agreda, the Lady in Blue, a Spanish nun, enjoyed the gift of bilocation and evangelized the Jumano people near San Angelo, Texas
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, just outside Youngstown, Ohio, is a pilgrimage site for Maronites across the country.
Old St. Mary Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas was originally built on a barge in 1786, and is the birthplace of Catholicism in Arkansas.
Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget was the first bishop of Bardstown and Louisville, Kentucky. He was a very humble man and hardworking bishop.
St. Junipero Serra is the Father of California. He founded the missions that brought the Catholic faith and modern agriculture techniques to California.
Ven. Frederic Baraga, the first bishop of Marquette in the upper peninsula of Michigan, was a tireless missionary from slovenia, who is known as the “snowshoe priest.”
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
Father James Coyle was a beloved pastor and a firm defender of the faith in Birmingham, Alabama. The anti-Catholicism of the KKK led to him dying a martyr.
Fr. Juan de Padilla accompanied Coronado into what is today Kansas and became the first martyr on American soil for his efforts to evangelize.