This famous jazz pianist turned actor has sold over 25
million records. He was born in New
Orleans with a Jewish mother, whose family owned a record store. He began playing piano at the young age of
three, making public appearances by the time he was five. Though he chooses not to speak openly about
it often, Connick is now a practicing Roman Catholic. He credits his mother with teaching him
Christian actions, and his parents faith with shaping his values more than the
doctrines of the church, though he values those deeply.
SC native Stephen Colbert is a hilarious late night parody of political
commentators, and he is also a devout Roman Catholic. Colbert was the youngest of 11 children in an
Irish Catholic family. Self-described as
a man of family values, Colbert teaches Sunday School in New Jersey and often
tackles religious issues on his popular show.
six time pro bowl selection and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker may be known for
his hard hitting and sleek hairdo, but he has quite a different life outside of
the big stage. As a young person in
Oregon, he went to Catholic school and valued his family and church. He is a true man of faith who seeks to glorify
God on and off the field. His teammates
credit him with bringing faith and joy to the team, his parish priest who has
celebrated mass with Steelers players and coaches for 10 years, is a large part
of his life as well.