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

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

This was tonight! Will tell more tomorrow! Black History Lecture on History of Black Nuns in US from Shannen Dee Williams

This was tonight! Will tell more tomorrow! Black History Lecture on History of Black Nuns in US from Shannen Dee Williams

My seminary hosted this speaker and topic for its annual Black History Lecture. And. IT. WAS. THE. BOMB! I’ve made some quick posts about it on my social media with some pictures up. Here’s what I said: “Dr. Shannen Dee Williams rocked the house with her presentation tonight! She was so jammed packed full of…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 12, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 FEATURED ARTICLE 1 (Feb 5): Nuns Witnessed Who Witnessed MLK’s Life and Death

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 FEATURED ARTICLE  1 (Feb 5): Nuns Witnessed Who Witnessed MLK’s Life and Death

Here’s the first feature article for Black History Month. Nuns who were active during the Civil Rights Movement and were with MLK both in life and death tell their story. CNA article (2018): “This Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 5, 2019 0