Vocations

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St Aug High in New Orleans celebrates Black clergy alumni

A Mass at St Aug High in New Orleans on Friday celebrated the school's 14 Black alumni that have entered the priesthood and/or religious life—and one who is up next.

Fr Tolton's ordination anniversary (4/24) flanked by events highlighting Black vocations

Whether by coincidence or its providential cousin, several events in the next 8 days will highlight Black vocations and the need for an unending increase.

Knights of Peter Claver & Ladies Auxiliary hosting webinar on racism at 1pm CST

The nation's largest Black Catholic organization continues to use its ministry to speak to the issues of the day, hosting a full-fledged virtual event on racism.

Deacon Ajani Gibson named parochial vicar of St Peter Claver New Orleans

One of the nation's few African-American transitional deacons has been named vicar at a historic New Orleans church—which also happens to be his home parish.

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.

Webinar series on African Americans in religious life continues next week

Catholic Theological Union, as part of their institute on religious life, is hosting round 2 of their webinar series led by consecrated Black Catholics.

Black Catholics bring unique perspective to the World Day for Consecrated Life

Hundreds gathered virtually to celebrate the World Day for Consecrated Life, an annual vocations event. Two Black Catholics shared during the event.
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