In Memoriam

Total 23 Posts

Fr Peter Weiss, SSJ, head of campus ministry at St Augustine High in New Orleans, dead at 70

A Josephite known for his service to St Augustine High and the local community, has passed away suddenly in New Orleans.

Reflection: Sidney Poitier and the right to be respected

Zuri Davis exposits the anti-racist work and legacy of the first Black man to win acting's highest honor, who died last week at the age of 94.

Fr Paul Williams, OFM dead at 70

An African-American Franciscan priest, best known for his ministry with Black Catholics in South Carolina and Delaware, has died unexpectedly in Maryland.

In Memoriam: A powerful letter from a dying Black priest to his doctor

Reprint of a defiantly hopeful (and staunchly Catholic) letter from a Black priest in DC, who passed in 2009 from cancer.

Josephite priest John Carroll, SSJ dies at 84

A longtime pastor of African-American parishes has died unexpectedly in DC, after more than half a century in religious priesthood.

Dr. Beverly Carroll, legendary Black Catholic advocate, dies at 75

An eminent Black Catholic organizer, educator, and administrator, integral to the Black Catholic Movement and its episcopal collaborations, has died.

Gallery honoring late Black archbishop to be dedicated this morning in Atlanta

A new Black Catholic gallery in Atlanta is being dedicated today, highlighting Black Catholic history, art, and a late archbishop with a habit of making history.
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