Twenty-Eight Saints: February 15 and 16

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 15 Harriet Tubman, c. 1822 - 1913 Tubman was born Araminta Ross and a slave sometime around 1822. Though illiterate, her … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 15 and 16

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What We Have Left Undone

And this is not something we want to hear. It means that we, too, are responsible for our communal sins, even if we as individuals haven’t committed them.

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 13 and 14

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 13 Richard Allen, 1760 - 1831 Allen was born a slave in Virginia. After attending Methodist society meetings (free black and … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 13 and 14

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 11 and 12

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 11 Jackie Robinson, 1919 - 1972 Rare is the baseball fan who doesn't know the name Jackie Robinson. The pinnacle of … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 11 and 12

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 9 and 10

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 9 Nannie Helen Burroughs, 1879 - 1961 Burroughs was born in Virginia but moved to Washington, D.C. at the age of … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 9 and 10