Seeking favors, miracles from God through Fr. Tolton

This painting of Venerable Father Augustus Tolton is reprinted through the courtesy of the National Black Catholic Congress.

“The exhaustive work of researching Missouri native Venerable Father Augustus Tolton’s life and ministry is now completed.
“The next step toward declaring him a saint is in God’s hands,” said Bishop Joseph N. Perry, co-postulator for Fr. Tolton’s sainthood cause.
Fr. Tolton (1854-97), a former slave, became the Roman Catholic Church’s first black priest in the United States.”

-Catholic Missourian

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