Obituary

Total 17 Posts

Fr Lowell Case, SSJ, veteran Black priest from Baltimore, dead at 80

A steady pastor in the Black apostolate has died after a battle with terminal cancer, the latest blow to the historic Josephite society of priests and brothers.

Fr Joseph Rodney, SSJ dies at 84 in Louisiana

A veteran African-American Josephite has died in Louisiana after a month-long battle with COVID-19.

Fr James "Jim" Goode, OFM, legendary Black Catholic preacher-activist, dies at 81

A lauded Black priest, pastor, and revivalist—integral to the development of the Black Catholic Movement—has passed away after a prolonged illness.

Remembering Fr Martin Carter, SA

Donna Leslie offers a longform tribute to the life and legacy of an eminent Black Catholic priest, recently deceased at the age of 91.

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.

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.

Hammerin' home to Heaven: Hank Aaron passes at 86

One of the greatest to ever touch the diamond, Hank Aaron, has passed at 86, leaving behind a legacy of homers, honors, and enduring faith.
You've successfully subscribed to Black Catholic Messenger
Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to Black Catholic Messenger
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.
Unable to sign you in. Please try again.
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.
Error! Stripe checkout failed.
Success! Your billing info is updated.
Error! Billing info update failed.