The 183-year-old Catholic parish, home to major figures of Black history, is one of 31 Black churches awarded funding in the new round of grants.
The historic Catholic settlement was the first Black town in what would become the United States, built just north of the nation's oldest city.
The annual Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series, now in its third year, will be held over two weekends at the ruins of Fort Mose in St. Augustine, Florida.
The historic Black Catholic facility once hosted future NBA stars, and others at the height of their careers when it became a popular summer training ground.
Closed in 2020, the school may have been set ablaze by a lightning strike, according to local officials.
The nation's first openly Black Catholic priest is featured in stained glass and a painted mural in the newly renovated Jefferson City cathedral.
The historic Black Catholic parish in Kentucky had been worshiping in its parish hall following the demolition of its former church in 2015.
One of Kentucky's oldest Black Catholic parishes will solemnize a new building after years of planning and 18 months of construction.
As Black history comes under assault in the state of Florida, some are pushing forward with plans to preserve not only the memory, but also the physical representation of the unique Black legacy of its most historic city, St. Augustine. Renders for the planned reconstruction of Fort Mose, the first
The funds will help the predominantly African-American Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception hire staff to maintain recently completed repairs.
A planned shrine for the nation's first Catholic martyrs is taking shape in North Florida, following an official beatification list sent to Rome in February.
Indianapolis' first and only parish established for Black Catholics is fundraising for repairs, and a new grant just may help them over the hump.
The first US seminary to accept African-Americans into formation for the Catholic priesthood has been listed on the nation's top preservation database.
The award-winning campus church at Xavier University of Louisiana will celebrate an anniversary Mass on Saturday, following a recent visit to the chapel from a Vatican cardinal.