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Devout Catholic Celebrities You Never Knew About: Roma Downey

Devout Catholic Celebrities You Never Knew About: Roma Downey

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Roma Downey

The “Touched by an Angel” star and producer of the blockbuster miniseries, “The Bible” and the movie “Son of Man” is a devout Irish Catholic. When interviewed about her “Little Angels” DVD series for children, she told how she became devoted to the Blessed Mother after her own mother died when she was just a child. “At that time I began my lifelong devotion to Mary, the Mother of God. I needed her then more than ever, and so I have a wonderful loving relationship with Mary as part of my daily prayer routine. She stepped in to mother me when my own mother had passed.”

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Devout Catholic Celebrities You Never Knew About: Harry Connick Jr.

Devout Catholic Celebrities You Never Knew About: Harry Connick Jr.

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Harry Connick Jr.

The newest American Idol judge and talented musician credits his Catholic father and Jewish mother for teaching him to live a God-centered life through their example. Encouraged to explore and choose his own faith, he became a Catholic at age 14 and attended a Jesuit high school. In an interview with Fr. Dave Dwyer on “Busted Halo,” Connick says that a friend asked if he is tempted to stray from his beliefs. “For me, having my faith and family allows me to go out into the stratosphere with my art… because I know where my home is.” He is a philanthropist, working with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for underprivileged musicians in his native New Orleans. Harry has been married to model Jill Goodacre for nearly 20 years. They have three daughters.

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