Noel Dube, Noëlle’s grandfather, was a man of deep faith who made significant contributions on D-Day during World War II.
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Fr. Michael McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus to aid families struggling with the loss of a breadwinner, and to help the men in his parish to retain the faith.
As great as St. Patrick is and important to Ireland, as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day didn’t become the cultural phenomenon it is until Irish-Americans essentially created it and exported it around the world.
Carl Schmitt was a great American artist whose Catholic faith informed his understanding of how our ability to produce art fit into the designs of God.
The story of the founding of the Regina Laudis Abbey in Connecticut by Mother Benedict is worthy of a movie — and it was made into one.
Thanksgiving only happened with the help of some Spanish Franciscans and Squanto, a Native American they rescued from slavery and who became Catholic.
The anti-Catholic Pope Night was the pre-Revolutionary War import of the British Guy Fawkes revelries on November 5, until George Washington stopped it.
There are least three different shrines in the United States that claim to be the first dedicated to St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower. Tom and Noëlle Crowe relate how the shrines in Rhode Island, Alaska, and Illinois came to be, their claims to be first, and what makes each unique.
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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.