St Augustine, FL
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Canonical coronation of Our Lady of La Leche in St Augustine, Florida makes history Sunday afternoon
Sunday's canonical coronation of Our Lady of La Leche in St Augustine, Florida went off without a hitch, honoring the birthplace of Catholicism in North America.
Canonical coronation set for Oct. 10th in St Augustine, oldest US city and cradle of Black Catholicism
The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the oldest shrine in America—and in its oldest city—will receive the Pope's highest honor next month.
At the request of St Augustine's Bishop Felipe Esteves, the first Black priest in Florida history was named a monsignor by Pope Francis. The day after Juneteenth, he was honored with a Mass.
As the government encourages us to get out and enjoy our public parks, BCM provides an international list of venues connected to Black Catholics of old.