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Feb 11, 2021

Special Episode: Celebrating Black Saints

Fr. Josh Johnson

In this special episode, Fr. Josh shares with us the heroic stories of black saints and black individuals on their way to sainthood, who inspire us to persevere in our walk towards eternity.

Snippet from the Show

“Do not let your past dictate your future, every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.”


Shownotes

Themes:

Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future

  • St. Mary of Egypt
  • St. Moses the Strong

Don’t leave Jesus because of Judas

  • Venerable Teresa Chikaba
  • Venerable Henriette Delille
  • Venerable Augustus Tolton
  • Blessed Francesco de Paula Victor 

Imitation of Christ

  • St. Josephine Bakhita

Resources


Meet Your Host: Fr. Josh Johnson

While Fr. Josh was raised Catholic, he didn’t like the Church growing up. One day, in adoration, he fell in love with Jesus and received the call to become a priest. Now, Fr. Josh is the pastor for Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Louisiana, and the Vocations Director for the Diocese of Baton Rouge in Louisiana. He is also a presenter in two of Ascension’s programs: Altaration, and YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body. He is the author of Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation and Pocket Guide to Adoration.

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