Black History Month 2024: Feb. 8 – St. Josephine Bakhita, From Slavery of the Body to Freedom of the Soul

“Rejoice, all of Africa! Bakhita has come back to you: the daughter of the Sudan sold into slavery as a living piece of merchandise and yet still free. Free with the freedom of the saints. Blessed Josephine comes back to you with the message of God the Father’s infinite mercy.” Pope St. John Paul II,…

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Black History Month 2024: Feb. 3 – Venerable Mother Lange, Co-Foundress of America’s First Order for Black Sisters

Feb. 3rd is the 142nd anniversary of when Mother Mary Lange went to God. She help found the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the 1st Catholic order for Black sisters in US history. Black History was made last year when Lange was declared Venerable. From my page on her life: On July 2, 1829 Elizabeth and…

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