January 26, 1917 - July 2, 2014
Olympic Athlete and War Hero
From Olean, New York
Served in Los Angeles, California
"... true to His promise, He came into my heart and my life. The moment was more than remarkable; it was the most realistic experience I'd ever had."
October 23, 1491 - July 31, 1556
Founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and Author of Spiritual Exercises
Served in Italy
"To give, and not to count the cost, to fight, and not to heed the wounds, to toil, and not to seek for rest, to labor, and not to ask for any reward, save that of knowing that we do thy will.”
January 6, 1412 - May 30, 1431
Defender of and Warrior for France during the Hundred Year War
From Domrémy, France
Served in Rouen, Normandy
Death: Burned at the stake by pro-English Bishop of Beauvais Pierre Cauchon
"If I am not in the state of grace, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me."