#Venerablack

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Prayer service for Servant of God Julia Greeley set for Monday, July 26th

Black Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo have organized a prayer service for a Black sainthood cause based over 1,500 miles away.

New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.

Feast day procession for Venerable Augustus Tolton scheduled for tomorrow in Illinois

The nation's first openly Black priest is getting his annual due in Quincy, the town that molded him in his childhood and fostered his priestly call.

Black Catholics win big in Catholic Press Awards

African Americans were counted among the creators, co-creators, and subjects of a number of award-winning Catholic media pieces last year. We have a list.

Pierre Toussaint Boulevard now stands in Brooklyn

The Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn now can boast of a Black Catholic saint among their geographical markers: behold, Pierre Toussaint Blvd.

Black Catholic boulevard coming to NYC Sunday, honoring Pierre Toussaint

A NYC City Council member is partnering with the Brooklyn Diocese to name a street after Pierre Toussaint, a Black Catholic saint legendary for his charity work in the area.

Reflection: The springtime dawn of Venerable Fr Augustus Tolton

On April Fool's Day each year, the Church is blessed to honor the legacy of the first Black priest in America who served his own.
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