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Catholic biographies and Church History with Commentary by Shalone Cason.

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Catholic biographies and Church History with Commentary by Shalone Cason.

    Who are the Oblate Sisters of Providence? (Black Catholic History)

    Who are the Oblate Sisters of Providence? (Black Catholic History)

    The Oblate Sisters of Providence is a Roman Catholic women's religious institute, founded by Mother Mary Lange and Rev. James Nicholas Joubert in 1828 in Baltimore, Maryland for the education of girls of African descent. It was the first permanent community of Roman Catholic sisters of African descent in the United  States.

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    A Short History of the Catholic Church in Africa

    A Short History of the Catholic Church in Africa

    Christian activity in Africa began in the 1st century when the  Patriarchate of Alexandria in Egypt was formed as one of the four original Patriarchs of the East.  Currently, there are over 150 million  Catholics in Africa and 10% of all Catholic Cardinals are African.

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    Who was James Augustine Healy? A Black History Biography

    Who was James Augustine Healy? A Black History Biography

    James Augustine Healy (April 6, 1830 – August 5, 1900) was an American  Roman Catholic priest and the second bishop of Portland, Maine; he was  the first African-American Catholic priest (though it was not widely  known) and was the first African-American bishop as well.

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    The Good God Part 1 - Daily Mental Prayer

    The Good God Part 1 - Daily Mental Prayer

    Today's Christian meditation is a consideration of God's plan, and our greatest happiness. With a reflection on the writings of St. John Henry Cardinal Newman.

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    Who was Mary Lou Williams? (A Black History Biography)

    Who was Mary Lou Williams? (A Black History Biography)

    Mary Lou Williams (1910 – 1981) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. She wrote and arranged for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and she was friend, mentor, and teacher to Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, and Dizzy Gillespie.     

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    Who was Venerable Henriette DeLille? (A Black History Biography)

    Who was Venerable Henriette DeLille? (A Black History Biography)

    Mother Henriette Díaz DeLille (March 11, 1813 – November  16, 1862) was a Black Catholic nun in the United States who founded the  Sisters of the Holy Family in 1836 and served as their first Mother  Superior.

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