Category: April: Fr. Augustus Tolton Month

APRIL – FATHER AUGUSTUS TOLTON MONTH 2021: Anniversary of Totlon’s first Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Easter Day

April 25, 1886 – Anniversary of Tolton’s first Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Easter Day, one day after he was ordained to the priesthood. Learn about Ven. Tolton’s life and cause for sainthood as America’s first recognized Black American Catholic priest: Pray with Ven. Tolton and let him carry your needs…

By BLACKCATHOLIC April 25, 2021 0

APRIL – FATHER AUGUSTUS TOLTON MONTH 2021: 135th Anniversary Of Priestly Ordination Of Fr. Tolton

Borrowed from a FB friend: April 24, 2021 is the 135th anniversary of Venerable Augustus Tolton’s ordination to the holy priesthood at Saint John Lateran Basilica in Rome. Father Tolton is the first recognized Black Catholic priest in the USA. His cause for canonization is being promoted. Since Tolton was not welcome in a Roman…

By BLACKCATHOLIC April 24, 2021 0

Announcement Regarding BLACKCATHOLIC apostolate in April: Father Augustus Tolton Month

Black History Month may be over, but, just as I have stated before, my apostolate continues to celebrate Black history, culture, and people everyday of the year (especially within the context of our rightful place in the Catholic Church and her history). Nevertheless, signaling out special moments for specific recognition is always welcome on my…

By BLACKCATHOLIC March 2, 2021 0