Renowned storyteller to present on Black Catholics on road to sainthood

January 30, 2023 | Catholic Star Herald

By Peter G. Sánchez, Staff Writer | Catholic Star Herald
Through music, Scripture, reflection and storytelling, Jansen will unpack the lives of Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, national speaker and the first African-American of the Franciscan Sisters of the Perpetual Adoration; Venerable Henriette Delille, founder of the Sisters of the Holy Family religious community; Servant of God Julia Greeley, the “Angel of Charity” to the marginalized in Denver; Servant of God Mother Mary Lange, co-founder of the Oblate Sisters of Providence; Venerable Father Augustus Tolton, the first African-American ordained to the priesthood in the United States; and Venerable Pierre Toussaint, whose generosity to the Church and poor made him known as the Father of Catholic Charities in New York.

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