Episodes about "missionary"

Sister Blandina of Cincinnati

Sister Blandina of Cincinnati

Sister Blandina spent decades helping immigrants in Cincinnati realize the American dream while holding onto their faith, and aiding women and children.

Sister Blandina, Fastest Nun in the West

Sister Blandina, Fastest Nun in the West

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, The Grunt Padre

Fr. Vincent Capodanno, The Grunt Padre

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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St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

Rose Philippine Duchesne came to the New World to become a missionary to the native peoples. She founded a religious community and educated natives.

Blessed Stanley Rother

Blessed Stanley Rother

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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Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli

Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli

An Italian Dominican friar missionary named Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli evangelized the American Midwest in the early 19th century. His example continues to inspire.

Prince Gallitzin

Prince Gallitzin

Demetrius Augustin “Prince Gallitzin” was a Russian prince who immigrated, was ordained, and established the Church in the middle of Pennsylvania.