List of American Catholics

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This is a list of notable Americans who are, or in the case of the dead were, members of the Catholic Church. All additions should be sourced. Ideally their being Catholics should have some relevance to their image or notability.

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

Directors and filmmakers[edit]

Musicians and singers[edit]

Television and radio personalities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

American football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Skiing[edit]

Soccer (association football)[edit]

Speed skating[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Track and Field[edit]

Academia and literature[edit]

Authors and Editors[edit]

Professors and University presidents[edit]

Clergy and religious[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Priests[edit]

Religious Order[edit]

Government[edit]

Governors[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Judges and justices[edit]

Presidents and vice presidents[edit]

U.S. representatives[edit]

United States Senators[edit]

Other government positions[edit]

Inventors and Scientists[edit]

Saints and Blesseds and Servants of God[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ The Milwaukee Journal of January 27, 1976
  5. ^ Middlesboro Daily News of October 25, 1973
  6. ^ Sarasota Herald-Tribune – December 3, 1979
  7. ^ Obituary in the The Pittsburgh Press of January 16, 1987
  8. ^ The Columbia Companion to American History on Film edited by Peter C. Rollins, pg 234
  9. ^ Obituary in The Palm Beach Post of April 1, 1986
  10. ^ "Close-Up Film Interview – Steve Carell". Close-upfilm.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  11. ^ Schenectady Gazette – April 6, 1974:"an active member of the Catholic Big Brothers organization."
  12. ^ The Rochester Sentinel – October 2, 1993: "Carey also returned to practicing his Catholic faith and became a lay leader, rising to designation as Eucharistic minister, the highest secular title bestowed by the Church."
  13. ^ Los Angeles Times Obituary:"In his later years, Carey was active in the Roman Catholic Church and became a knight of the Holy Sepulchre and knight of Malta."
  14. ^ Hartford Courant – January 23, 1966
  15. ^ Christ Complex – Interview with actor Jim Caviezel – Gayle MacDonald; Globe and Mail, December 27, 2002
  16. ^ The Montreal Gazette of February 11, 1946
  17. ^ Father Hartke by Mary Jo Cook Santo Pietro and Gilbert V. Hartke, pgs 106 and 139–140
  18. ^ Details
  19. ^ Obituary in The Milwaukee Sentinel of May 17, 1961
  20. ^ Gary Cooper's Quiet Journey of Faith by Mary Claire Kendall in Forbes
  21. ^ "De Cordoba Heads Catholic Actors" in "The New York Times"
  22. ^ Obituary in the Toledo Blade of September 18, 1950
  23. ^ Heros, Lovers and Others by Clara Rodriguez, pg 43
  24. ^ Schenectady Gazette – February 2, 1974
  25. ^ The Catholic Telegraph In a 2006 interview with Msgr. James Lisante for the priest's TV show, "Personally Speaking," DeLuise told of his fealty for Mary.
  26. ^ Reuters
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  28. ^ Sager, Mike (August 1, 1999). "What I've Learned: Faye Dunaway". Esquire. Retrieved February 19, 2009. 
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  31. ^ Obituary in the Los Angeles Times
  32. ^ Obituary of Ann Sothern in "The Guardian" that mentions his role in her conversion
  33. ^ "Jimmy Fallon Wanted to be a Priest". Sacatholic.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  34. ^ The New York Times: "Then we'll valiantly attempt to get our five children to church on time at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral."
  35. ^ The Washington Post's "On Faith" blog
  36. ^ Mlive "but my wife's really Catholic. She's like a Shiite Catholic,"
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  38. ^ "Star Spotlight: Selena Gomez". Scholastic.com. September 26, 2008. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  39. ^ The Press-Courier – November 10, 1967
  40. ^ The Making of the Wizard of Oz, pg 176: "What Haley had in abundance was a strong Catholic sense of morality and sin
  41. ^ Hevesi, Dennis. "Helen Hayes Is Remembered in Church She Loved", The New York Times, March 21, 1993, p.45
  42. ^ Eugene Register-Guard – July 7, 1966
  43. ^ Obituary in Ocala Star-Banner of March 17, 1975
  44. ^ New Georgia Encyclopedia
  45. ^ The Free Lance-Star – January 21, 2001: "Nobody asked Catherine either, and she's a lifelong, quite devout Catholic."
  46. ^ "Pittsburgh Catholic Newspaper – News and Features". Pittsburghcatholic.org. April 26, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013. 
  47. ^ "Vanessa Hudgens: ’My young fans have put me off having kids!’ – 3am & Mirror Online". Mirror.co.uk. August 2, 2009. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  48. ^ Obituary in The Guardian
  49. ^ The Pittsburgh Press of May 8, 1964
  50. ^ AP via The Tuscaloosa News of February 20, 1949
  51. ^ The Catholic Telegraph
  52. ^ CBN interview
  53. ^ UPI
  54. ^ "After 2 Years of Struggle, Ann Jillian's Story Is Told" by Stephen Farber in The New York Times of January 02, 1988
  55. ^ Miracle Mama by Marjorie Rosen in the September 16, 1991 issue of People:"In their 15-year marriage, they had never used contraceptives—Jillian is a devout Catholic—yet she had never conceived."
  56. ^ Catholic Diocese of Pueblo Foundation
  57. ^ Interview in "Catholic Canada"
  58. ^ Article in "First Things" concerning the Ukrainian Greek Catholic by Tim Kelleher
  59. ^ The Glasgow Herald – January 19, 1976
  60. ^ The Vindicator – January 14, 1993: "She is an ardent Roman Catholic..."
  61. ^ Gettysburg Times – March 13, 1996: "if I didn't have that religious core – that base to turn to – I would be truly lost"
  62. ^ Dan McAloon (June 9, 2006). "Kidman wedding in Australia seen as spiritual homecoming". Retrieved October 17, 2007. 
  63. ^ Dickerson, James L. Nicole Kidman, Citadel Press, 2003, p.1
  64. ^ "Made in His" Image site
  65. ^ Obituary in The Deseret News of August 22, 1932
  66. ^ Actors and American Culture, 1880 – 1920 by Benjamin McArthur, pg 46
  67. ^ The Cambridge Guide to Theatre edited by Martin Banham, pg 624
  68. ^ Black American Literature Forum Article
  69. ^ Newsday "A staunch Catholic, she gets to work, arranging for a pair of tickets to AMAS' current show, "Paris '31," for some priests."
  70. ^ Lifetime Honors – National Medal of Arts
  71. ^ "The Catholic Channel - Weekly Schedule". www.siriusxm.com/thecatholicchannel. 
  72. ^ "The Christophers". www.christophers.org. 
  73. ^ "'Housewives' Catholic star Neal McDonough fired, refused sex scenes". www.IrishCentral.com. 
  74. ^ Thompson, Paul (April 1, 2010). "Former Desperate Housewives star Neal McDonough 'fired from TV series for refusing to film sex scenes". www.dailymail.co.uk (London). 
  75. ^ CBS
  76. ^ Gettysburg Times – January 12, 1963
  77. ^ Ebony of May 1960
  78. ^ Rapkin, Mickey (June 2, 2010). "Jay Mohr: Author, Catholic, Lisa Minnelli defender". GQ. Retrieved January 9, 2011. 
  79. ^ Condran, Ed (April 7, 2009). "Jersey's Jay Mohr returns to this roots for two stand-up shows". Courier News. Retrieved January 9, 2011. "The first is about fatherhood, and the other print project is about his conversion to Catholicism. "I went from being a Presbyterian to the Catholic church," he said." 
  80. ^ "Back For Mohr". Atlantic City Weekly. February 2, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  81. ^ Shearer, Stephen Michael (2006). Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life. University Press of Kentucky. p. 329. 
  82. ^ Me and Miss Neal, The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2010
  83. ^ NPR
  84. ^ Revel with a Cause by Stephen E. Kercher, pg 136
  85. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – October 15, 1973
  86. ^ Obituary in the Lodi News-Sentinel of October 19, 1983
  87. ^ Vanity Fair: "But I'm a Canadian Catholic woman, so I'm hardwired to apologize."
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  89. ^ Catholic Online
  90. ^ The National Catholic Register
  91. ^ http://hollowverse.com/denise-richards/
  92. ^ "Actor Mickey Rourke "saved" by his Catholic faith". CathNews. October 7, 2005. Retrieved January 13, 2009. 
  93. ^ "Mickey Rourke Saved By Priest". FemaleFirst. October 7, 2009. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  94. ^ "'Saved By Priest and his catholic faith' says Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke". CNA. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  95. ^ Church of the Good Shepherd
  96. ^ U-T San Diego of June 9, 2004: Schwarzenegger, who grew up Catholic, now attends St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.
  97. ^ Rome News-Tribune for March 8,1992: "And Miles is Jewish, and I'm Catholic. But in a lot of ways, that's similar."
  98. ^ "University of Notre Dame Archives: ND Quick Facts: Laetare Medal Recipients". Retrieved June 13, 2009. 
  99. ^ "Catholic Actor Martin Sheen Defends Pro-Gay Marriage Stance; Says Church Isn't God". Christian Post. 
  100. ^ Catholics and Politics by Kristin E. Heyer, Mark J. Rozell, and Michael A. Genovese, pg 186
  101. ^ BBC obituary
  102. ^ "Tom Sizemore Rebuilds Foundation With Plenty of Hard Work". Rock N Roll Ghost. 
  103. ^ a b Harmetz, Aljean (October 11, 1987). "Ann Sothern Dauntless". The New York Times. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  104. ^ Schultz, Margie (1990). Ann Sothern: A Bio-Bibliography. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-313-26463-5
  105. ^ Catholic Online. "'Rocky' Stallone back in church as new movie in theaters". Catholic.org. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  106. ^ Article in People Magazine
  107. ^ Article at the Los Angeles Times
  108. ^ Obituary in the Prescott Evening Courier of July 4, 1940: Father J. P. Concannon praised Turpin as a "fine member of his church, strong in his faith."
  109. ^ "Sunday – Catholic Magazine". Sunday.niedziela.pl. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  110. ^ "The religion of Mark Wahlberg, singer and film actor". Adherents.com. Retrieved October 27, 2008. 
  111. ^ "The religion of John Wayne, actor". Adherents.com. Retrieved October 20, 2008. 
  112. ^ Obituary in the Toledo Blade of December 3, 1969
  113. ^ Charisma: "The charismatic Roman Catholic also is a man of fervent faith in God and has a deep compassion for humanity."
  114. ^ Eugene Register-Guard – August 15, 1976
  115. ^ Obituary at Catholic Online:In 1962, she received the then-College of Steubenville's Poverello Medal, its highest nonacademic award, for her support of many charities, her work with the "Hour of St. Francis" program, and her contributions to the rosary crusade and Family Theater.
  116. ^ Article in the St. Petersburg Times of October 9, 1955 that mentions her conversion
  117. ^ Obituary from the Telegraph
  118. ^ Lowe, Denise (2005). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895–1930. Psychology Press. p. 585. ISBN 0-7890-1843-8. 
  119. ^ Church of the Good Shepherd: Our History
  120. ^ Interview at First Things
  121. ^ "A Cranky Catholic". Christianity Today. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  122. ^ Catholic Online
  123. ^ CMG Booking
  124. ^ Saskatoon Star-Phoenix – July 6, 1961
  125. ^ Christianity Today
  126. ^ Rahner, Mark (June 26, 2007). ""Sicko", new Michael Moore film, takes on the health-care system". The Seattle Times. Retrieved June 30, 2007. 
  127. ^ Elliott, David (June 29, 2007). "Moral outrage, humor make up Michael Moore's one-two punch". SignOnSanDiego. Retrieved June 30, 2007. 
  128. ^ After Image: The Incredible Catholic Imagination of Six Catholic American Filmmakers, Robert A. Blake, Loyola Press, 2000, p. 25
  129. ^ The Evening Independent of August 26, 1960
  130. ^ AP obituary via The Milwaukee Journal of January 10, 1961
  131. ^ Obituary in The Christian Science Monitor
  132. ^ Obituary in the Los Angeles Times
  133. ^ Romaine, James (November 12, 2003). "Transubstantiating the Culture: Andy Warhol's Secret". Godspy. Retrieved January 5, 2009. 
  134. ^ "Show unveils Andy Warhol's Catholic, abstract side" from Reuters
  135. ^ Interview at Christianity Today
  136. ^ LIFE 23 April 1956
  137. ^ Down Beat
  138. ^ "Rediscovering Dave Brubeck | With Hedrick Smith". PBS. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  139. ^ Texas Zydeco by Charles Roger Wood
  140. ^ Obituary in the Eugene Register-Guard of December 20, 1987
  141. ^ CABARET REVIEW by Stephen Holden in The New York Times of February 13, 1995
  142. ^ Obituary in the Cincinnati Enquirer of July 6, 2002
  143. ^ The Milwaukee Sentinel – January 27, 1956
  144. ^ Obituary in the The Telegraph-Herald of May 14, 2001
  145. ^ Reuters India: "Before the Mass, a 'Concert of Hope,' headlined by performer Harry Connick Jr., warmed up the crowd by jazzing up some hymns."
  146. ^ "5 Minutes with Harry Connick Jr.". Christianity Today. Retrieved August 24, 2009. : "I'm a practicing Catholic, but I don't necessarily think it's something people want to hear me talk about. But if I'm asked about it, I'll talk about it."
  147. ^ Going My Way by Ruth Prigozy and Walter Raubicheck
  148. ^ The Milwaukee Sentinel – August 26, 1969
  149. ^ Gainesville Sun – October 23, 1983
  150. ^ Spokane Daily Chronicle of January 23, 1948
  151. ^ Obituary for Dennis Day in The Vindicator of June 23, 1988
  152. ^ Official Site
  153. ^ Interview at Canada.com
  154. ^ Smith, Rob (April 11, 2011). "Death by Power Ballad: Styx, "Show Me the Way"". Retrieved April 14, 2013. 
  155. ^ Catholic New World
  156. ^ National Catholic Register "I love the Church. It gives me great peace, great comfort, strength, power, vision and a wonderful, beautiful worldview."
  157. ^ "Runaround Catholic" in Publishers Weekly
  158. ^ (http://hollowverse.com/celine-dion/)
  159. ^ MTV news
  160. ^ Patheos
  161. ^ St. Petersburg Times of January 29, 1953
  162. ^ AP obituary via The Youngstown Vindicator of March 20, 1980
  163. ^ "He Was an Evangelical Christian Until He Read Aquinas", National Catholic Register, December 19, 2006
  164. ^ Newnan Times-Herald – June 16, 2008
  165. ^ http://hollowverse.com/fergie/
  166. ^ Toledo Blade – July 16, 1994
  167. ^ Telegraph-Herald – May 11, 2000
  168. ^ Los Angeles Times
  169. ^ Chicago Tribune
  170. ^ New Zealand Herald
  171. ^ Malay Uncut:"I was born and raised a Roman Catholic and have recently returned to practising the faith of my youth." Ed K
  172. ^ Chicago Tribune
  173. ^ Obituary in the Rocky Mountain News
  174. ^ Knocking on Heaven's Door by Mark Oppenheimer, pgs 76 and 78
  175. ^ Billboard magazine of October 19, 1985
  176. ^ Bernhoft, Iain, "The Family that plays music together", National Catholic Register, Nov. 11, 2008.
  177. ^ http://www.ewtn.com/vondemand/audio/seriessearchprog.asp?pgnu=3&SeriesID=-6892323
  178. ^ The Victoria Advocate – December 20, 1959
  179. ^ The Bulletin – October 22, 1982
  180. ^ Billboard Magazine for January 6, 1962, pg 3
  181. ^ The Post and Courier
  182. ^ Vietscape
  183. ^ Sun Journal – May 17, 1995
  184. ^ Boston Globe obituary
  185. ^ Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes by Deana Martin and Wendy Holden
  186. ^ Unity Awards 2006
  187. ^ Crisis Magazine
  188. ^ The New York Times
  189. ^ Missionary Oblates
  190. ^ Georgia Bulletin
  191. ^ Franciscan University of Steubenville article on his conversion
  192. ^ Kalamazoo Gazette
  193. ^ Catholic Digest
  194. ^ "Nicole Scherzinger is a devout catholic". Raidió Teilifís Éireann. August 16, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011. 
  195. ^ "Kate Smith Joins Catholic Church" in The Telegraph-Herald of August 1, 1965
  196. ^ Prial, Frank G. (June 18, 1986). "Kate Smith, All-American Singer, Dies at 79". The New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
  197. ^ Catholic News Service
  198. ^ Christianity Today
  199. ^ Glory Days: Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s. Dave Marsh, 1987, pg. 88–89.
  200. ^ Editors, "Boss Talk," THE TABLET, February 25, 2012.
  201. ^ "Jo Stafford". The Daily Telegraph (London). July 17, 2008. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  202. ^ "Jo Stafford Weds Composer". Meridien Record. February 26, 1952. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  203. ^ Delaware County Daily Times obituary: " But in recent years, he often spoke about getting back to his faith, which was Roman Catholic."
  204. ^ MTV remembrance "I've always considered myself to be a Roman Catholic, but I've kind of gotten close to my faith because, as they say, there are no atheists in foxholes," he joked in our last interview.
  205. ^ Encyclopedia of Arkansas
  206. ^ Minneapolis Star-Tribune of August 19, 1995
  207. ^ Obituary in the Herald-Journal of December 5, 1996
  208. ^ Daytona Beach Morning Journal of March 5, 1960
  209. ^ Leonard Warren by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz: Pages 184–186 describe Peerce's strong Orthodox Judaism and how that inspired his disapproval of those, not just Warren, who converted from Judaism to other faiths. For his part Warren, perhaps unflatteringly, called Peerce a "fanatical Jew."
  210. ^ He identifies as Roman Catholic. — 40 Things You Didn't Know About Lil Wayne | Complex
  211. ^ Kelefa Sanneh (February 26, 2008). "Savoring a Moment in the Sun, Despite a Court Date". The New York Times. Retrieved December 2, 2010. "Lil Wayne had three things to explain. No. 1, a religious confession: “I believe in God and his son, Jesus. Do you?” He interpreted the roar as an affirmative response. No. 2, a professional confession: He said he was nothing without the fans, adding, “Make some noise for what you created!” Noise was made. No. 3: Same as No. 2. More noise." 
  212. ^ Not Dead & Not for Sale by Scott Weiland, pgs 23–24, and 197
  213. ^ Hot Press
  214. ^ Obituary at the Baltimore Sun: Mr. Welk, himself a Catholic, fired Mr. Lidell from the band after he announced his intention to remarry.
  215. ^ Mary Lou Williams Collection at Rutgers University
  216. ^ NPR
  217. ^ Notable American Women, pg 691
  218. ^ National Black Catholic Congress
  219. ^ Smithsonian Folkways
  220. ^ Philippine Daily Inquirer – June 10, 2002
  221. ^ The Washington Post
  222. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – February 6, 2006
  223. ^ Rothstein, Betsy (June 10, 2008). "A father's first Father's Day". The Hill. Capitol Hill Publishing Corporation. Retrieved June 12, 2011. 
  224. ^ Fox News Reporter Hired as Vatican Media Adviser by RACHEL DONADIO in the New York Times of June 24, 2012
  225. ^ 'Rock solid' St. Louis impacts Vatican communicator St. Louis Review, August 8, 2012.
  226. ^ Jersey Man Magazine interview: "I know it sounds crazy, but originally I went to St. Bonaventure to be a priest."
  227. ^ St. Peter's College
  228. ^ Cote, David (June 9, 2005). "Joyce Words". Time Out New York. Archived from the original on August 20, 2006. Retrieved July 30, 2008.  Via the Internet Archive.
  229. ^ "Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Bill Hemmer" in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for March 22, 2010
  230. ^ Palmatary, Donna (November 2000). "Bill Hemmer: CNN's Emmy-winning News Anchor". St. Anthony Messenger (AmericanCatholic.org). 
  231. ^ Obituary in the Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal of January 9, 1978
  232. ^ Nielsen (July 15, 2008). "Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman end 5-year romance". Reuters. Retrieved May 20, 2010. 
  233. ^ "Jimmy Kimmel Biography". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved May 20, 2010. "Jimmy Kimmel, was born on Nov. 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, NY to devoutly Catholic parents who made sure that Kimmel served as an altar boy,..." 
  234. ^ http://audioboo.fm/boos/1507811-purgatory
  235. ^ White, Deborah. "Profile of Chris Matthews, Host of MSNBC's Hardball". About.com. Retrieved June 22, 2010. 
  236. ^ Matusow, Barbara. "The Conversion of Bob Novak", The Washingtonian, June 1, 2003.
  237. ^ Carter, Bill (April 30, 2010). "Conan O'Brien Opens Up About NBC Departure". The New York Times. 
  238. ^ "Regis Philbin Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story". Biography.com. August 25, 1931. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  239. ^ "Fulton J. Sheen – The Film". Sheenfilm.org. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  240. ^ It’s our faith that makes us who we are (2.26.10)
  241. ^ Interview from "Good Housekeeping":"We grew up Catholic," she says. "We've both found it a stabilizing force, a source of strength and comfort in our lives."
  242. ^ "For Catholics, an On-Air Mix of Sacred and Silly" by Paul Vitello in the July 13, 2008 edition of "The New York Times
  243. ^ Tom Roeser: Conservative radio host wasn't afraid to speak his mind, Andy Grimm, Chicago Tribune, May 29, 2011
  244. ^ National Catholic Reporter obituary
  245. ^ Boston Globe: In a speech emphasizing Catholic values, "Meet the Press" anchor Tim Russert told the Boston College class of 2004 yesterday that their Jesuit education is a special gift, and also called for measures to prevent clergy abuse of children.
  246. ^ Catholic News Service (June 13, 2008). "Russert remembered for his fondness for church, faithfulness". Catholic News Service. Retrieved June 14, 2008. 
  247. ^ Canton Repository
  248. ^ The Plain Dealer
  249. ^ Profile at "Crossing the Goal" website
  250. ^ Baltimore Sun
  251. ^ WBAL
  252. ^ "Gisele, Tom Brady Christen Baby Benjamin". US Magazine. June 23, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2010. 
  253. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ bio
  254. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame bio
  255. ^ Catholic New World
  256. ^ The New York Times Profile of Clemens: "Clemens, who is also churchgoing Catholic, wasn't cross."
  257. ^ Beattie, Trent. "St. Louis Rams' Quarterback Is 'Catholic by Blood' | Daily News". NCRegister.com. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  258. ^ "Catholic Athletes For Christ". Catholic Athletes For Christ. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  259. ^ a b Catholic Online
  260. ^ a b c Catholic Athletes for Christ Board Members
  261. ^ Florida Times-Union
  262. ^ St. Petersburg Times of June 22, 2007
  263. ^ "Brett Favre, exemplary American Catholic | Texas Faith Blog". Religionblog.dallasnews.com. March 29, 2008. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  264. ^ Catholic Online (October 25, 2007). "Retiring QB Brett Favre's favorite victory: Wife survives cancer, aided by Catholic faith – Living Faith – Home & Family – Catholic Online". Catholic.org. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  265. ^ Life Athletes
  266. ^ "Top Ten Catholic Heroes of the Super Bowl" in "Catholic Online"
  267. ^ Moments of Grace by Al Kresta and Nick Thomm
  268. ^ National Catholic Register
  269. ^ Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh finds winning combination George P. Matysek, Catholic Review Retrieved February 15, 2013.
  270. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ
  271. ^ Catholic Online: "It showed me how much of an impact we can have using sports as a platform to share Jesus."
  272. ^ Catholic Online
  273. ^ EWTN
  274. ^ "Lombardi-coaching-and-living-by-faith-family-football". 
  275. ^ "Long and Bradshaw: A bond strong as brothers – Daily Progress: Sports". Daily Progress. April 16, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2013. 
  276. ^ abc3340: "Last Spring, McCarron added tattoos of white doves as a tribute to his grandparents, a rosary that represents his Catholic faith and a BCS Championship crystal ball representing the Crimson Tide's 2011 national title."
  277. ^ Gerald Korson, "Top Ten Catholic Heroes of the Super Bowl," Catholic Online (January 30, 2008). Retrieved June 22, 2010.
  278. ^ Beattie, Trent (January 20, 2012). "Catholic Quarterback Philip Rivers Passes on the Faith: San Diego Chargers' star talks faith, family and football: 'Once I've received the Eucharist, then I'm prepared to go out and play.'". National Catholic Register. EWTN News, Inc. Retrieved January 20, 2012. "I enjoy praying with my kids. Most of them are a bit too young to have the attention span for a Rosary, so our favorite devotion is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, ...." 
  279. ^ "Rivers helps launch Catholic talk radio station" by Matthew T. Hall in U-T San Diego of March 2, 2012
  280. ^ National Catholic Register
  281. ^ http://www.catholiceducation.org/articles/catholic_stories/print/cs0255.htm
  282. ^ National Catholic Register
  283. ^ Ravens rookie talks faith and football by Jennifer Williams, Catholic Review. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
  284. ^ National Catholic Register
  285. ^ National Catholic Register
  286. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ
  287. ^ Sports Illustrated for April 1, 1996
  288. ^ Champions of Faith Profile
  289. ^ Importance of Catholicism Hits Home for Diamondbacks Player, National Catholic Register. April 24, 2012
  290. ^ Catholic Sun
  291. ^ Champions of Faith
  292. ^ Pittsburgh Catholic
  293. ^ National Catholic Register
  294. ^ Yahoo sports
  295. ^ National Catholic Register
  296. ^ "Joe DiMaggio". Nndb.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  297. ^ National Catholic Register
  298. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ biography
  299. ^ Champions of Faith
  300. ^ a b National Catholic Register
  301. ^ "The Old Man and the Fish" in the Broward New Times of June 2, 2005
  302. ^ Commonweal Magazine
  303. ^ St. Louis Review
  304. ^ Champions of Faith
  305. ^ Interview in LA Times Magazine
  306. ^ National Catholic Register
  307. ^ "Tom Glavine". Champions of Faith. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  308. ^ a b Knights of Columbus Supreme Council
  309. ^ The Telegraph-Herald – September 15, 1982: Guidry, a Roman Catholic, said he went to chapel after classes every day and prayed for Travis to pull through.
  310. ^ The New York Times obituary:The baseball idol was laid to rest after a simple Roman Catholic service in keeping with his modesty and with his devotion to his parish church in Brooklyn, Our Lady Help of Christians.
  311. ^ The Tablet interview of his widow Joan Lombardi Hodges
  312. ^ National Catholic Register
  313. ^ Catholic Sun
  314. ^ Jewish Baseball News
  315. ^ Sun-Sentinel of March 24, 1993: "Lasorda will talk about 'The Thrill and Challenge of Being a Catholic'"
  316. ^ Catholic Exchange article on "Life on the Rock"
  317. ^ Champions of Faith
  318. ^ Catholic Online
  319. ^ Catholic Baseball Camp coaches list
  320. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ
  321. ^ Connie Mack by Norman Lee Macht
  322. ^ The Faithful by James M O'Toole, pg 143
  323. ^ Sandomir, Richard (August 2, 2011). "A Career Sustained by Unwavering Faith". The New York Times. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  324. ^ Catholic Athletes for Christ
  325. ^ Georgia Bulletin
  326. ^ Champions of Faith
  327. ^ Topkin, Marc. "Rays Tales: More on Moore". Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
  328. ^ Copy Chief/Bookshelf Editor Traci Neal. "Jamie and Karen Moyer – Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and philanthropists". Catholic Digest. Retrieved May 2, 2012. 
  329. ^ http://www.fulcrumfoundation.org/page.php?id=92
  330. ^ New York CBSLocal
  331. ^ Crisis Magazine
  332. ^ Stan Musial by Joseph Stanton, pg 128: He was a Catholic who did not think it acceptable to miss Mass.
  333. ^ "Mike Piazza". Champions of Faith. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  334. ^ Champions of Faith
  335. ^ "Ivan Rodriguez". Champions of Faith. November 30, 1971. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  336. ^ The Life that Ruth Built by Marshall Smelser
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