The Black Catholic foundress and nun on the path to sainthood will be the honoree of a Mass celebrated by Archbishop William Lori.
The Afro-Cuban American foundress started the first order of Black Catholic nuns in the United States.
Mother Mary Wilhelmina Lancaster, OSB, died in 2019 and was exhumed recently by her Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of the Apostles.
The 2021 documentary from Gloria Rolando covers the work of the African-American nuns in the Caribbean during the early-to-mid 20th century.
Ralph Moore reflects on a former Jesuit priest who dedicated his life to serving—and empowering—African Americans in Maryland's largest city.
Black Baltimore's saint-to-be may soon be declared "Venerable", according to the superior of her historic order of Black nuns.
Ralph Moore Jr. touts the legacies of African American Catholics on the path to sainthood, and how several of them paved the way for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Briana Jansky sits down with a Portuguese artist inspired to paint Catholics of color following the racial reckoning in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.
Looking for an in-person or virtual event celebrating Black Catholic History Month this November? We have you covered.
Ralph Moore Jr., a member of the group behind a letter-writing campaign to canonize the six African Americans to sainthood, makes his case for hagiological inclusion.
The Oblate Sisters of Providence have announced a virtual ceremony commemorating the feast day of Servant of God Mary Lange, to be broadcast live on Saturday, February 5th at 2pm ET from the sisters’ motherhouse, the Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent in Baltimore. It will feature a commemoration of
There can be no doubt that the early African-American religious sisters were pioneers of social work and social service. Efran Menny reflects.
9 decades after their pioneering sojourn onto campus amidst Jim Crow, two Black nuns are finally getting their due at America's national Catholic university, their alma mater.
Black Catholics in the DC metro gathered Monday night for the 32nd annual Southeast Deanery Revival, a night of hope and encouragement highlighting Black patrimony and praise.
A storied Black Catholic educator will be honored today at St Frances Academy in Baltimore, the school he helped lead before his death last year.