Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

...the Immaculate Conception and the pope personally donated $400 to its construction ($10,000 in today’s money).[1] The site of the national shrine was to be on the campus of The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C., which Msgr. Shahan was the rector of at the time. Shahan’s desire for

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National Council of Catholic Women

...n the NCCW began, there were 264 women’s groups that affiliated with it. Structurally, the National Council of Catholic Women had regional providences, normally named after the various archdioceses around the United States. Each providence would elect a president to represent all the affiliated groups to the national council. Despite

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World War One Army Chaplains

...ample of sacrifice and devotion to one’s country. For more on Catholics in World War One, check out our online catalog. [1] “U.S. Army Chaplain Corps,” National Museum of the U.S. Army, (January 28, 2015), https://armyhistory.org/u-s-army-chaplain-corps/. [2] Williams, Michael, American Catholics in the War: National Catholic War Council, 1917-1921, (New

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TV and Radio

...eir faith.”[6] The program was a mix of local features produced by TVR and national stories syndicated by a company called DABAR.[7] Over the years, the show featured a wide range of segments from preserving St. John Neumann’s remains to interviews with Mother Teresa to even mime performances. Filming of

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