The 29-year-old Florida native is set to make history for the Archdiocese of Dubuque in May, when he is ordained by Archbishop Thomas Zinkula.
A listing of Black History Month events from parishes, schools, and national organizations around the country.
The desegregationist physician was largely unsung during his life and even moreso thereafter. A lecture this month in Chicago was a rare exception.
Following up a workshop held in the fall at Xavier University of Louisiana, the virtual event shared insights from the gathering and hopes for the future.
The annual event honoring Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, who arrived in Chicago in the late 1700s, will be held in March at the Palmer House.
The panel will include organizers of a YA convening at Xavier University of Louisiana in the fall, which produced a report outlining key needs.
How does MLK Day intersect with the Catholic Church this year? Let me count—or list—the ways.
The Black Catholic foundress and nun on the path to sainthood will be the honoree of a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Lori.
The Black Catholic culture-bearer helmed the Black Masking tradition for more than 50 years until his death in 2005 at the age of 82.
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.
Fr Jean-Claude Duncan, a father of nine and grandfather of one, was formerly a Methodist minister and converted with his family in 2016.
Kierre L. Williams, 43, has been booked on multiple charges related to the killing of Fr Stephen Gutgsell, who was found stabbed in his rectory on Sunday.
The award-winning scholar and justice advocate has been noted in recent years for her work as a writer and filmmaker in the area of Black history.
The 2021 film exudes Black and Catholic history and culture in the nation's most unique city, and could soon be headed for a major studio.
Fr Martin Maria de Porres Ward, a Boston-born Conventual Franciscan who served in Brazil, has been under consideration for sainthood since 2020.
The weekend convening was organized to form an action plan challenging Church leaders—parish, episcopal, and national—on an oft-forgotten demographic.