Tag: Augustus Tolton

Let ’em Speak On It: Notable Quotes From Black Catholics 1 (Black Catholic History Month 2019) [New Article-Series!]

Article-series introduction: This is the very first edition of a new article-series I am starting called “Let ’em Speak On It: Notable Quotes From Black Catholics.” This series is simply posts featuring a quote said either by or at least in relation to Black/African Catholics and Black Catholicism. The quote itself maybe be from a…

By BLACKCATHOLIC November 4, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURED VIDEO 4 (Feb 28): Short Fr. Tolton Film

To wrap up this month’s featured Black history videos, here is a short film about Servant of God Fr. Augustus Tolton. It’s a documentary with some nice cinematic scenes of Tolton’s life thrown in. It was produced by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood and is narrated by African American Auxiliary…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 28, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURED ARTICLE 4 (Feb 26): Fr. Tolton as a “Catholic MLK”

Crux article (2017): “He embodies Father Tolton, from youth to manhood, bringing in turn joy and sorrow to the stage. The producer and actor believes “Tolton” could not be more timely. ‘There are so many misunderstandings between the races in the United States today,’ Defillipis said after the Holy Rosary performance. ‘Father Tolton is the…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 26, 2019 0

Prod. By BLACKCATHOLIC – 3: The Great Equalizer: How the Sacraments Make Us All Equal ( For uCatholic)

To kick off this month’s celebration of Black History Month. Here’s a BHM edition of one of my article series, Prod. By BLACKCATHOLIC where I feature an article that I’ve written for another platform and preview it.  I wrote an article last year for uCatholic that is very fitting for this month. I drew in part upon Fr.…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 2, 2019 0