Vocations

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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.

A lost Black bishop, the first African-American ordinary abroad

In most lists of African-American Catholic bishops, one Louisiana man is conspicuously missing, despite his Acadiana upbringing. Today, we tell his story.

Former MLB player Darrell Miller Sr.—brother of Reggie and Cheryl—ordained first Black permanent deacon in Orange County

A former MLB slugger and convert has made Black Catholic history in SoCal on a number of fronts.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD, to be ordained to transitional diaconate Saturday, 10/17

An African-American seminarian from Phoenix will be ordained a transitional deacon tomorrow in Chicago, the latest stop in his providential journey to the priesthood.

Reflection: 21st-century vocation and mission from the perspective of a Black religious brother

A Black Dominican brother in New Orleans explains his ministry, vocation story, and why God is still calling men to religious brotherhood.
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