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National Black Catholic History Month

On Saturday, Nov 3, Tolton: From Slave to Priest is a new live theater production based on the life of Fr. Augustus Tolton, the first African American Catholic priest will be performed at the Cintas Center on the Xavier University Campus at 3:00 p.m. On Sunday, November 4, the production moves

On Sunday, November 12, 2017 an overflow of the faithful at the University of Dayton’s Immaculate Conception Chapel celebrated Mass commemorating National Black Catholic History Month.

Felicia Domineack sent the following information about this photo, which was part of one of two photo collages in our November print issue featuring images of African-American Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati over our history: “The woman in the picture at the bottom of page 7, being presented with

The following photos from the Archdiocese of  Cincinnati’s Archives are featured in collages in the November print issue. Because many of the schools and parishes they came from are now closed, some of the photos have no dates and little to identify them; we’ve given the identification listed in the Archives.

From our print edition: Every fall, Catholics in the United States observe National Black Catholic History Month, a reminder that from the Church’s earliest days, Catholics have come from all races, cultures, and nations. The following explanation is from the National Black Catholic Congress, founded in1889 by Cincinnati publisher Daniel

The following testimonies are excerpted from “Tracing Your Catholic Roots” second edition, published in 1990 and 2007 by the Office of African-American Catholic Ministries for National Black Catholic History Month.  A shorter version appeared in our print edition. In the seminary when boys live together, sleep, work, play and pray

Click on the links to download and print out your prayer guide for a driving pilgrimage of important sites in the history of African-American parishes and people in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Starting with the first parishes and institution in the City of Cincinnati’s West End, the pilgrimage includes sites in the