Vocations

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Anti-racist pioneer Fr Malcolm O'Leary, SVD dead at 92

A Black Catholic priest known for fighting segregation and running for political office in Jim Crow Mississippi was laid to rest there this month.

Review: 'Father Stu' gives Catholicism a fair shake, despite flaws

Hollywood's newest Catholic offering is a story filled with inspiration and faith, but also question marks and even more questionable real-life actors.

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.

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.

Two African Americans to be ordained Catholic priests on May 28th

Two men will join the ranks of the nation's estimated 250 African-American priests when they are ordained this spring in Chicago and Atlanta, respectively.

Fr Josh Johnson and Sr Josephine Garrett, CSFN hosting national discernment retreat in June

A national discernment retreat for young adult Catholics has been announced for this summer in Louisiana, and two prominent Black Catholics are at the helm. Fr Josh Johnson [https://g.co/kgs/yuEFDo] and Sr Josephine Garrett [https://giveninstitute.com/sr-josephine-garrett/], CSFN will host the first-ever “Chosen Retreat [https://docs.

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of lector December 17th, Congolese being ordained transitional deacon

An African-American seminarian will soon make his next step toward religious brotherhood with the Josephites—the only religious society dedicated to serving the Black community.
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