Catholic Church

  • American

Notable Position Person From To
Catholic Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Venerable Priest Augustus Tolton 1854 1897
Frederick Rolfe 1886
Archbishop of New York Rev John Joseph Hughes
Priest Father Edward J Flanagan 1912 1948
Jesuit Priest Gerard Manley Hopkins 1877 1889
Padre Padre Junipero Serra
First American bishop to be canonized St John Neumann
Catholic Saint St Katharine Drexel
Catholic Saint Father Damien
Member John F Kennedy 1963
Catholic Saint St Anthony of Padua
Archbishop Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy
America's first Roman Catholic Bishop Bishop John Carroll
Member William Gaston
Member Joseph P Kennedy
Member Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1506/00/00 Construction begins on St Peters Cathedral Custodian St Peter's Basilica Vatican City
1744/00/00 Henry Darnall III is appointed Attorney-General of Maryland after publicly renouncing his Catholicism. While publicly swearing allegiance to the King and Church of England, Darnall continued to privately practice Catholicism. Faith His Lordship's Kindness Clinton
1821/05/31 Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is dedicated by Archbishop Ambrose Marechal. Custodian Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Baltimore, MD
1869/00/00 Construction begins Custodian Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi Santa Fe
1870/00/00 From 1863 until 1870 local Catholics gather for services in the John A O'Farrell Cabin. Chapel John A O'Farrell Cabin, Boise Boise, ID
1903/06/04 Corner stone laid, finished in 1905 Custodian Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Richmond
1964/07/00 Former Jesuit priest Albert Jonsen, Revs Joseph Fuchs, Robert Drinan, Giles Milhaven, Richard McCormick and Charles Curran advise the Kennedy family on how to accept and promote abortion with a "clear conscience." Faith Kennedy Compound Barnstable
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