Episodes about "venerable"

Ven. Antonio Margil de Jesús

Ven. Antonio Margil de Jesús

Fray Antonio Margil was the “The Friar of the Winged Feet” who evangelized much of Central America, Mexico, and present day Texas and Louisiana.

Eusebio Kino

Eusebio Kino

Fr. Eusebio Kino, S.J., was a 17th century Jesuit who ministered tirelessly to the native people of Arizona and Sonoran Mexico, fought for their dignity, and introduced cattle ranching.

Pierre Toussaint

Pierre Toussaint

Pierre Toussaint was a freed slave in New York City in the late 1700s, where he became an in-demand hairdresser and important philanthropist.

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.

Fr. Patrick Peyton

Fr. Patrick Peyton

Fr. Patrick Peyton coined the phrase “the family that prays together stays together.” His “family theatre” program inspired thousands, and he helped the CIA.