Episodes about "colorado"

Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday, friend of Wyatt Earp, went to the wild west due to tuberculosis. Years after the shootout at the OK Corral, he became Catholic before his death.

Lilies of the Field: The Back Story

Lilies of the Field: The Back Story

Sidney Poitier won the first Oscar by a black man for his role in Lilies of the Field. The 1963 movie was produced on a shoe string budget in 14 days.

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

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

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Margaret Brown helped the poor, helped to build the Cathedral in Denver, established a juvenile justice system, mediated labor strife, and survived the Titanic.

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.

Julia Greeley

Julia Greeley

Julia Greeley, born a slave, lived the majority of her life with a deep devotion to the Sacred Heart, at the service of others in need in Denver.

Fr. Leo Heinrichs, OFM

Fr. Leo Heinrichs, OFM

Fr. Leo Heinrichs was a Franciscan martyred during Mass in his Colorado parish in 1908. Tom and Noƫlle Crowe reveal the story of this humble German friar who was slain by an anti-Catholic anarchist during Holy Communion and at the feet of a statue of Our Lady, where he had said he would choose to die.
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