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Fr. Francisco López de Mendoza Grajales (c. 1565) - First parish priest in St. Augustine, Florida.
Fr. Andrew White S.J. (1579 - 1656) - Involved in founding of Maryland colony.
St. Isaac Jogues S.J. (1607 - 1646) - French missionary who worked among the Iroquois, Huron, and other native tribes. Died a martyr.
Fr. Jacques Marquette S.J. (1637 - 1675) - French missionary who traveled along the Northern Mississippi river.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656 - 1680) - A holy and devout Algonquin–Mohawk woman who converted to Catholicism.
Fr. Eusebio Francisco Kino S.J. (1645 - 1711) - Italian missionary in southern Arizona.
St. Junípero Serra (1713 - 1784) - Franciscan missionary who established many missions in California.
Archbishop John Carroll S.J. (1735 - 1815) - First bishop of the United States.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774 - 1821) - A holy woman who laid the foundation for Catholic schools in the United States.
St. John Neumann (1811 - 1860) - Bishop who established first parochial school system in the United States.