These men and women laid a strong foundation for the Catholic faith in the New World.
It wasn’t easy, but their many labors have born much fruit over the centuries and their examples of faith continue to inspire citizens of this land to infuse the culture with the Gospel message.
Below are several of these legendary founders (some of them are recognized as saints, and some are not) who remind us of the struggle inherent in spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ and the positive results that can come from it.
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