ACH098: Fr. Stephen Badin was the first Catholic priest ordained in the United States, a title he took great pride in. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us about this gruff, rigid man who was also a tender and caring pastor, a man who traveled well over 100,000 miles in pursuit of souls for Christ.
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- This strong-willed adventurer was the first priest ordained in the U.S.
- Who Was Stephen Badin? | Stories | Notre Dame Magazine
- The Role of Father Badin’s Slaves in Frontier Kentucky
- American Catholic History pilgrimage to the Kentucky Catholic Holy Land in 2021
- CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Stephen Theodore Badin
- Stephen Badin – Wikipedia
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