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Saints of the United States

Meet the priest whom John Quincy Adams thought was the most learned man in America

Servant of God Simon Bruté was a highly influential Catholic leader in the United States.

Meet the bishop who touched millions with his weekly television show

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen was a media pioneer with his 'Life Is Worth Living' television program.

Meet the “Chaplain of the Low Riders”

Venerable Alphonse Gallegos had a unique ministry to migrant workers and gang members in California.

Meet an Irish-American nun who was an advocate for the aged in New York

"If you have to fail, let it be on the side of kindness. Be kinder than kindness itself to the old people."

Meet the “snowshoe priest” who evangelized Upper Michigan

Ven. Frederic Baraga traveled countless miles in his snowshoes to preach the Gospel message.

The bi-locating nun who may have evangelized America

The Vatican is currently investigating the many stories surrounding the legendary "Lady in Blue."

Meet the Cuban-American priest who fought for immigrant rights

During his life, Ven. Félix Varela defended those on the margins of society.

Meet Ven. Mary Theresa Dudzik, another future saint from Chicago

A devout prayer life kept her from despair, and praying with the poor gave her renewed strength.

Archbishop Gomez: “Return to Guadalupe” to save America

Los Angeles archbishop outlines 5 strategies for reinvigorating the American church by aligning our lives with the lessons of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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