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Xavier University of Louisiana national alumni conference kicks off on Thursday

The nation's Catholic HBCU is hosting its annual alumni leadership conference this weekend in Houston, offering networking, training, and fundraising for scholarships.

National fundraising day for New Orleans' St Augustine High School kicks off Tuesday

Give Purple Day, the annual fundraiser for New Orleans' historic Black Catholic all-boys high school, aims to raise $650,000.

1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Xavier University of Louisiana on Tuesday

NEW ORLEANS — A grandmother of 15 was shot and killed outside of a graduation ceremony Tuesday morning at Xavier University of Louisiana, the nation’s Catholic HBCU, the latest in a string of deadly shootings around the country. Two other victims were injured in the incident, which occurred near XULA’

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.

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.

Interview: Dr. Antoine Garibaldi, outgoing president of the University of Detroit Mercy, talks faith, education, and weathering storms in academia

A native son of New Orleans, decades into a stellar career in academia (including two university presidencies), discusses his career thus far ahead of his return to teaching.
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