Sister Blandina spent decades helping immigrants in Cincinnati realize the American dream while holding onto their faith, and aiding women and children.
Episodes about "missionary"
Sister Blandina was an Italian-born nun in the late 1800s sent to bring the Gospel to the Wild West. She earned the respect of many, including Billy the Kid.
Fr. Vincent Capodanno was a chaplain with the US Marines in Vietnam and a Maryknoll priest. As Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us in this very personal episode, he was known as the Grunt Padre for how he served his Marines. His ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield led to him receiving the Medal of Honor and being placed on the path to canonization.
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Before he was the first president of Boston College, Fr. John Bapst, SJ served as a pastor in Maine, where anti-Catholic Know Nothings beat him.
Rose Philippine Duchesne came to the New World to become a missionary to the native peoples. She founded a religious community and educated natives.
Bl. Stanley Rother was an Oklahoma farm boy who became a priest and then missionary in Guatemala during the height of its civil war. Tom and Noëlle Crowe share his story of courageous service to his people and Jesus, including giving up his life and becoming the first US-born martyr for the Faith.
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An Italian Dominican friar missionary named Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli evangelized the American Midwest in the early 19th century. His example continues to inspire.
Archbishop Charles John Seghers is considered the “Apostle to Alaska.” He lived and died tragically bringing Catholic Faith to the Pacific Northwest.
Demetrius Augustin “Prince Gallitzin” was a Russian prince who immigrated, was ordained, and established the Church in the middle of Pennsylvania.