Category: November: Black Catholic History Month

Black Catholic History Timeline – Black History Month 2021

Here’s a good timeline of Black Catholics throughout US history, a great part of Black history. Composed by Fr. Cyprian Davis, OSB. Some highlights: 1565-1899: St. Augustine, FloridaBlacks, both slave and free, help to found this oldest town in the United States. In 1693 Spain offers freedom in Florida to slaves who convert to Catholicism.” 1829:…

By BLACKCATHOLIC November 18, 2021 0

Making Black Catholic History Today: Black Catholic Interviews 4 – My Interview of Medene Presley: Convert, Student, Man on a Journey

Original Black Catholic Interviews for Black Catholic History Month 2019 article synopsis: On Thursdays this month I have featured interviews of Black Catholics done by others to showcase how Black Catholic history is being made by the lives of those living today. Now in this last week of Black Catholic History Month I want to…

By BLACKCATHOLIC November 30, 2019 0

Making Black Catholic History Today: Black Catholic Interviews 3 – My Interview with Randy Shed: Catholic Convert, Family Man, and Army Officer (Black Catholic History Month 2019)

Original Black Catholic Interviews for Black Catholic History Month 2019 article synopsis: On Thursdays this month I have featured interviews of Black Catholics done by others to showcase how Black Catholic history is being made by the lives of those living today. Now in this last week of Black Catholic History Month I want to…

By BLACKCATHOLIC November 28, 2019 0

Let ’em Speak On It: Notable Quotes From Black Catholics 4 – 1984 Pastoral Letter from U.S. Black Catholic Bishops (Black Catholic History Month 2019)

Article-Series Synopsis: This is the fourth 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 historical…

By BLACKCATHOLIC November 25, 2019 0