Baltimore

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Fr Lowell Case, SSJ, veteran Black priest from Baltimore, dead at 80

A steady pastor in the Black apostolate has died after a battle with terminal cancer, the latest blow to the historic Josephite society of priests and brothers.

Feast day celebration for Servant of God Mary Lange scheduled for Saturday afternoon

The Oblate Sisters of Providence [https://oblatesisters.com/] have announced a virtual ceremony commemorating the feast day of Servant of God Mary Lange [https://www.motherlange.org/mother-lange], to be broadcast live on Saturday, February 5th at 2pm ET from the sisters’ motherhouse, the Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent

Reflection: Black Catholic nuns and the history of social work

There can be no doubt that the early African-American religious sisters were pioneers of social work and social service. Efran Menny reflects.

UPDATED: Catholic University of America honors Black nuns who integrated campus in 1933

9 decades after their pioneering sojourn onto campus amidst Jim Crow, two Black nuns are finally getting their due at America's national Catholic university, their alma mater.

2 Black Catholic schools closing permanently in New Orleans and Mobile

A pair of African-American schools in two of the Blackest archdiocese in the country are slated to close at the end of the current school year.

Campaign in support of African-American saint candidates sending first batch of letters to Rome

A letter-writing initiative to expedite the sainthood causes of African Americans is sending several hundred letters to the Holy See this week.

Virtual prayer service tonight to promote Ven. Henriette DeLille, new Black saints petition

Louisiana's favorite Black nun is the subject of the latest event from Buffalo's Black Catholic ministry, and a petition to Rome including her cause is also on the docket.
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