Black deacons

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Xavier University of Louisiana commencement weekend underway

The nation's Catholic HBCU held its Baccalaureate Mass on Friday night in New Orleans, anticipating today's return to unrestricted Commencement ceremonies.

Orthodox deacon releases new Lenten devotional highlighting African saints

An Eastern Orthodox convert from the Black Baptist Church has authored a new book on African saints, meant for use among Christians during the Lenten season.

Norfolk's 'Black basilica' celebrating 30th elevation anniversary this week

One of the nation's oldest Black parishes is celebrating its longstanding recognition as a historic church and national landmark—as well as its patronal feast.

Former MLB player Darrell Miller Sr.—brother of Reggie and Cheryl—ordained first Black permanent deacon in Orange County

A former MLB slugger and convert has made Black Catholic history in SoCal on a number of fronts.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD, to be ordained to transitional diaconate Saturday, 10/17

An African-American seminarian from Phoenix will be ordained a transitional deacon tomorrow in Chicago, the latest stop in his providential journey to the priesthood.
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