Urban Meyer, Ohio State University football coach
Is said to be devoutly Catholic and to have let his faith guide him to his jobs.
Nick Saban, University of Alabama football coach
Attends Mass and prays the Lord’s Prayer with his team before games.
Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University football coach
Sent his daughters to Catholic school and puts his faith above the victories.
Nicholas Sparks, writer
Is public about his Catholic faith and says he appreciates the traditions and consistency of the Church.
Kelly Ripa, TV host
Raises her children Catholic and makes sure to attend Sunday Mass
Mike Krzyzewski, U.S. Olympic/Duke University basketball coach
Keeps a rosary in his shirt pocket during games, supports Catholic education and practices his faith daily while respecting the different beliefs of his players
Katie Holmes, actress
Returned to the Catholic Church after converting to scientology and now sends her daughter to Catholic school.
Bob Hope, actor/comedian
Converted to Catholicism late in life and provided generous funding to Catholic charities and missions.
Brian Williams, newsanchor
Was raised Catholic and attended Catholic schools through college. Williams appears to continue to support the faith, as he professed in his commencement speech at the University of Notre Dame.
David Boreanaz, actor
Raises his children Catholic and let’s his Catholicism show in his Bones character, Seeley Booth.
Josh Duhamel, actor
Wed Fergie in a Catholic ceremony and keeps Mass on the Sunday agenda
Bradley Cooper, actor
Was raised Roman Catholic and chose to attend Villanova University and Georgetown University—two Catholic colleges—for his undergraduate degree. Let’s hope he still lives the faith!
Nicole Kidman, actress
Was married in a Catholic church and is outspoken about her faith.
Joe Mantegna, actor
Was raised Catholic and although he is admittedly not the strongest in his faith, he still publicly professes it and lays testimony for Christ
Robert Pattinson, actor
Values abstinence and professed his faith in a public interview
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