Augustus Tolton

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Virtual event to honor Venerable Augustus Tolton ahead of 125th feast day

Priests and scholars will assemble for a virtual event on July 8th, one day before the feast of the first openly Black Catholic priest in the US.

Report: Alleged miracles for sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton now under investigation

A number of miracles that could bring about the first-ever beatification of an African American are now being inspected by official investigators from Rome.

Gala in honor of Venerable Augustus Tolton scheduled for April 2nd in Louisiana

A gala supporting the sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton [https://g.co/kgs/W27Az3], the first openly Black priest in US history, has been scheduled for April 2nd in New Iberia, Louisiana. Chicago auxiliary bishop Joseph N. Perry [https://g.co/kgs/xhGJXo], the diocesan postulator for the cause,

Baltimore parishes plan letter-writing campaign to Pope Francis in support of African-American saints-to-be

Black Catholic History Month, celebrated each November, is heating up this year with a Vatican-targeting initiative that could ruffle some feathers—and shake up the Roman Calendar.

New 'Tolton Ambassador' installed Sunday morning at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Washington DC

Sunday's Gospel Mass at a Josephite parish in DC brought out multiple former superior generals for the induction of a new official promoter of Venerable Augustus Tolton.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD nears ordination, professing final vows Saturday

An African-American seminarian with the Society of the Divine Word is taking perpetual vows on Saturday, signaling a soon-coming ordination to the priesthood.

One-man show on Venerable Augustus Tolton touring once again

Jim Coleman stars as America's first openly Black priest in a one-man theatre production that has returned to the stage and is booking new venues.
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