Article by: Nicki Gorny
A slave’s midnight escape across the Mississippi River. A seminarian’s journey to Rome, in defiance of the racism in his own country. A ground-breaking priest’s ministry in Chicago.
Venerable Augustus Tolton’s life reads like the stuff of a drama.
And this week in Toledo, it will be: Saint Luke Productions presents Tolton: From Slave to Priest at the Ohio Theatre, 3112 Lagrange St., at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, and again at 10 a.m. Thursday.