Black Catholic History Month | November

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  • Black Faith Matters

    The role of this documentary is to shed light on "one story" of the Black Catholic experience. An experience unknown to many in our church. An experience that, although unique, is relatable to the Black Catholic, specifically African American Catholic, experience throughout America. This film hop...

  • A Place at the Table

    There are no African-American Saints formally recognized within the Catholic Church, but that could soon change. There are six incredible black men and women who are on the path to Canonization. The Catholic Church is starting to recognize their impact and may soon name any or all of them Saints....

  • Bakhita: From Slave to Saint

    In 1948, Aurora Marin arrived with her family at the convent of the Canossian Sisters of Schio, Italy, where Sister Bakhita had just died. Aurora was hoping to see her before her death. She gathered her children around the picture of Bakhita, telling them of the incredible life of the woman who r...

  • Tolton: From Slave to Priest

    Meet America’s first Black Priest, Venerable Father Augustus Tolton, in this audio drama adapted from our live stage production. The drama opens with nine-year-old Augustus Tolton’s harrowing escape from slavery to freedom. In a leaky boat with bullets whizzing overhead, his mother courageously r...

  • From Slave to Priest: The Inspirational Story of Fr. Augustine Tolton by Sr. Caroline Hemesath

    Movie

    Fr. Augustine Tolton (1854-1897) was the first black priest in the United States. Born into a black Catholic slave family, Father Tolton conquered almost insurmountable odds to become a Catholic priest, and at his early death of 43, this pioneer black American priest left behind a shining legacy ...

  • No Price Too High by Alex Jones

    In this stunning real-life drama, discover the sacrificial yet triumphant journey of a man of deep integrity and love for Christ. Reverend Alex Jones promised his congregation a real New Testament worship service. To prepare, he studied the works of the early Church Fathers. The astonishing event...

  • God or Nothing: A Conversion of Faith by Robert Cardinal Sarah & Nicolas Diat

    Movie + 1 extra

    In this fascinating autobiographical interview, one of the most prominent and outspoken Catholic Cardinals gives witness to his Christian faith and comments on many current controversial issues. The mission of the Church, the joy of the gospel, the “heresy of activism”, and the definition of marr...

  • The Day Is Now Far Spent by Robert Cardinal Sarah & Nicolas Diat

    Robert Cardinal Sarah calls The Day Is Now Far Spent his most important book. He analyzes the spiritual, moral, and political collapse of the Western world and concludes that "the decadence of our time has all the faces of mortal peril."

    A cultural identity crisis, he writes, is at the root of t...

  • The Power of Silence by Cardinal Robert Sarah & Nicolas Diat

    Movie + 1 extra

    In a time when technology penetrates our lives in so many ways and materialism exerts such a powerful influence over us, Cardinal Robert Sarah presents a bold book about the strength of silence. The modern world generates so much noise, he says, that seeking moments of silence has become both har...