Black seminarians

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Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Statement: National Black Catholic Seminarians Association on Juneteenth 2022

The official Juneteenth statement of the association representing Catholic seminarians of African descent in the United States.

Two African Americans to be ordained Catholic priests on Saturday

This weekend will bring the ordination of two new African-American Catholic priests in the United States, both of whom hail from the same Black parish in Georgia.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of acolyte on Saturday

Br Cursey "CJ" Calais, SSJ is nearing the completion of his formation as a religious brother, marked by two ceremonies this weekend in DC.

Excerpt: 'A journey of hope' in the life of a Black Jesuit

Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ narrates his experience as a seminary student struggling against racism—all while navigating life as a Jesuit and as a Black Catholic new to America.

Two African Americans to be ordained Catholic priests on May 28th

Two men will join the ranks of the nation's estimated 250 African-American priests when they are ordained this spring in Chicago and Atlanta, respectively.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of lector December 17th, Congolese being ordained transitional deacon

An African-American seminarian will soon make his next step toward religious brotherhood with the Josephites—the only religious society dedicated to serving the Black community.
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