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St. Peter Claver

On Sept. 9, the Catholic Church celebrates St. Peter Claver, a Jesuit missionary who spent his life in the service of African slaves brought against their will to South America during the 17th century. Peter Claver was born into a farming family in the Spanish region of Catalonia during 1581.

CNA Staff, Nov 7, 2020 / 04:08 am MT (CNA).- The Knights of Peter Claver, the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the U.S., is marking the anniversary of its founding with a Founder’s Day Mass to be livestreamed to the internet on Saturday. “Join us as we celebrate

Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2020 / 05:54 pm MT (CNA).- On the feast of St. Peter Claver, bishops in the U.S. preached on overcoming the sin of racism through God’s grace. On August 27, the chair of the U.S. bishops’ anti-racism committee, Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, called for Catholics

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph His desk is a Formica-topped table. His office décor is part store room, part closet. Two mourning doves keep watch on him from outside on the windowsill nearby. But when you ask Jonathan Love, headmaster of St. Peter Claver Latin School for Boys what