Mother Catherine Spalding, founder of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, in Kentucky, spent 45 years building schools, orphanages, and infirmaries through her order.
Episodes about "social justice"
Venerable Nelson Baker trusted everything to Our Lady of Victory, and through her intercession built institutions and a Basilica in Lackawanna, near Buffalo, New York.
John Boyle O’Reilly, Irishman, poet, soldier, convict, escapee, journalist, was also a champion of civil rights for all, regardless of race or creed.
Abortionist Bernard Nathanson co-founded NARAL and helped make abortion legal in the US. He later abandoned abortion and then became Catholic.
Virgil Michel was a Benedictine monk who spearheaded the liturgical movement in the U.S. and believed that liturgy should be at the center of catechesis and social justice.