Fr A. Gerard Jordan, O. Praem, chief Tolton promoter, dead at 54

October 7, 2022 | Black Catholic Messenger

An African-American Norbertine priest in Louisiana, known for promoting the cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton, died this week of complications stemming from COVID-19.

Fr Alvin Gerard Jordan, O. Praem, a nationally-known Black Catholic priest who worked closely with the sainthood cause of Venerable Augustus Tolton, passed away in Louisiana this week after a brief battle with COVID-19. He was 54 years old.

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