Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood Activities Pack

Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood Activities Pack

Six African Americans are on the path to canonization as Catholic saints. Learn about these inspiring men and women of God through our Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood activities pack.

The pack includes video suggestions with the brief biographies of:

  • Venerable Pierre Toussaint
  • Venerable Mother Mary Lange
  • Venerable Henriette Delille
  • Venerable Father Augustus Tolton
  • Servant of God Julia Greeley
  • Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA

After learning about these holy people, complete a profile of one or more of the saints-to-be. Then explore some of their words through a secret code quotes activity, and do a word search to review these Catholic names to know.

About Denise Gorss 116 Articles
Denise Gorss is a catechist with more than 20 years experience, mostly in junior high. She appreciates the gifts of Ignatian spirituality and likes sharing various types of prayer with the young people in her groups. She enjoys seeing the world on pilgrimages and lives in the Chicago area, where she works as Web Editor at Loyola Press.

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