From Santa Fe to Sacramento, teach your family the meaning behind these historical places.
Since the Europeans who explored and settled in the United States a few centuries ago were Catholic, the country is now full of towns and cities from Alaska to Florida that honor many holy men and women.
To make sure your kids — and perhaps even you! — know the significance of the places that you may live in or near (or may want to visit), click on the slideshow. It’s not possible to list every town or place that was given a Catholic name, but if yours isn’t here, feel free to mention it in the comment section below!