Josephites

Total 34 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.

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.

Opinion: The Catholic Church is covering up anti-Black racism

BCM editor Nate Tinner-Williams gives his take on abuse, racism, and the upcoming 2023 Synod of Bishops.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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