‘Holy American Heroes’

In an article called “Holy American Heroes: Midwest Hall of Fame Holds up Catholic Greats,” the Knights of Columbus’ Fathers for Good cover the Gregorian Institute’s Catholic Hall of Fame.

“Something fresh and inspiring is growing in Kansas, on the campus of Benedictine College in Atchison,” says the Knights of Columbus. “It’s called the American Catholic Hall of Fame, a forum for honoring outstanding Catholic individuals for achievements in various categories.”

The article is an interview with Institute director Tom Hoopes. Click here to read the whole thing.

Tom Hoopes

Tom Hoopes

Tom Hoopes, author of The Rosary of Saint John Paul II and The Fatima Family Handbook, is writer in residence at Benedictine College in Kansas and hosts The Extraordinary Story podcast about the life of Christ. A former reporter in the Washington, D.C., area, he served as press secretary of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman and spent 10 years as executive editor of the National Catholic Register newspaper and Faith & Family magazine. His work frequently appears in Catholic publications such as Aleteia.org and the Register. He and his wife, April, have nine children and live in Atchison, Kansas.