On the Road to Sainthood: Leaders of African Descent


Father Augustus Tolton – “Good Father Gus”

 As we and our nation celebrate Black History Month, let’s take a moment to meet in history four Catholics of African descent who may one day be saints. Read about them through the USCCB website here.

“I have never felt I am a slave to any man or woman but I am a servant of Almighty God who made us all. When one of his children is in need, I am glad to be His slave.” – Venerable Pierre Toussaint

Also available through the USCCB is an address by the late Sr. Thea Bowman about Black Catholic Spirituality.